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Thread: Eratosthenes' Sieve

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    Eratosthenes' Sieve

    What is Eratosthenes' Sieve used for today?
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    Re: Eratosthenes' Sieve

    In education, I think it's mainly used as simply a teaching tool to introduce students to the concept of prime numbers and quickly calculate primes less than 100.

    It can also be used to benchmark computer performance, and could potentially be used as a programming exercise.
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