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theo92
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My calculation of primenumbers is nearly working out, only sometimes it gives a primenumber that is not a primenumber at all, like 5405, 5615, 6035 or even 95. I find it really weird and do not see why this happens...
My Code is here: http://dpaste.com/1324943/
Thank you guys!
 one year ago
 one year ago
theo92 Group Title
My calculation of primenumbers is nearly working out, only sometimes it gives a primenumber that is not a primenumber at all, like 5405, 5615, 6035 or even 95. I find it really weird and do not see why this happens... My Code is here: http://dpaste.com/1324943/ Thank you guys!
 one year ago
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bwCA Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
the % operator might help http://docs.python.org/2.7/library/stdtypes.html#numerictypesintfloatlongcomplex strategically placed print statements can help alot  it shows you what is going on in your code
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e.mccormick Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Are you just trying to find the n\(^{th}\) prime? Because it also skips 2 and 3....
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e.mccormick Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
And you forgot to reset your divisor when you find something is nonprime, so the test point is past 5 when it checks 95.
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e.mccormick Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Oh... one last thing, you are doing an import math... why?
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e.mccormick Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
I made a fixed version. I suggest playing with mod, %, like bwCA says and resetting divisor to 3 on failures. If that does not do it, then look at the fixed version. http://dpaste.com/hold/1325399/
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e.mccormick Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
This one is also based on yours, does not use %, and deals with another issue... the +2 after finding the last prime! http://dpaste.com/hold/1325422/
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bwCA Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
@theo92  i added some print statements to your code.
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theo92 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Thank you, with your advice i could fix the problem.
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