Re: prime numbers and African artifact

Rael Fenchurch (
Mon, 10 Jul 1995 22:07:34 +0100

In article <>,
(Dave Oldridge) wrote:

> Whoa! There seems to be a whole lot of confusion here as to just what a
> prime number is. Simply put, it is a number that can only (without
> leaving a remainder) be divided by 1 and by itself. 2 is the only even
> prime number, since all other even numbers are divisible by 2.
> [Pebble game deleted for sanity's sake...]

Bugger! I jumped in too soon - and now here we are with what must be the
finest, juciest, most wonderfully satisfying catch of the contest...
Surely there's nothing bigger left now in those waters?


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