Can anyone show me how to work this?

Consider the set of all prime numbers less that 80000. Estimate, using the Prime Number Theorem, the proportion which are less than 40000 and the proportion which are less than 8000.

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- Mar 22nd 2009, 07:21 AMfunnyingaPrime Number Theorem
Can anyone show me how to work this?

Consider the set of all prime numbers less that 80000. Estimate, using the Prime Number Theorem, the proportion which are less than 40000 and the proportion which are less than 8000. - Mar 22nd 2009, 08:45 AMchisigma
There are two simple approximations of the function, which gives the number of primes less or equal to …

a) proposed by Gauss

b) proposed by Legendre

If we use a) is…

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If we use b) is…

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