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The Hindu Science Quiz: Of prime numbers, conjectures and more

Prime numbers are the very atoms of arithmetic.

Prime numbers are the very atoms of arithmetic.   | Photo Credit: Wikimedia commons

Prime numbers are said to be the the very atoms of arithmetic. The numbers 2, 3 and 5 are the hydrogen, helium and lithium in the mathematician's laboratory. Know more about the Mersenne prime number, connections between number theory and geometry, and more in this quiz.

 

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