# Representing prime number as 3k-1

• June 12th 2006, 03:29 PM
OReilly
Representing prime number
How can every prime number be represented generally?

Can someone give me some information about that?
• June 12th 2006, 06:20 PM
ThePerfectHacker
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Originally Posted by OReilly
How can every prime number be represented generally?

Can someone give me some information about that?

I do not know exactly what you mean.

Well every prime number can be represented as,
$k$ :D