Overview

twin primes


'twin primes' can also refer to...

 

More Like This

Show all results sharing this subject:

  • Mathematics

GO

Show Summary Details

Quick Reference

A pair of prime numbers that differ by 2. For example, 29 and 31, 71 and 73, and 10 006 427 and 10 006 429, are twin primes. A conjecture that there are infinitely many such pairs has been neither proved nor disproved.

http://primes.utm.edu/top20/page.php?id=1 More information on twin primes including a list of the twenty largest pairs identified.

Subjects: Mathematics.


Reference entries

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.