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#1 bonanova

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Posted 01 September 2012 - 05:58 PM

What is the "oddest" prime number?
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Posted 01 September 2012 - 06:16 PM

by that I'm guessing you mean most unusual, but every number has some interesting/unusual property about it.
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Posted 01 September 2012 - 10:23 PM

Spoiler for Opinion

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Posted 01 September 2012 - 10:38 PM

Spoiler for Opinion


That's the number I had in mind.

Spoiler for there is

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Posted 02 September 2012 - 08:11 PM

By the logic above 97 is the oddest prime number because it is the only prime that has the property that it is not equal to 97.
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Posted 02 September 2012 - 08:45 PM

By the logic above 97 is the oddest prime number because it is the only prime that has the property that it is not not equal to 97.


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Posted 04 September 2012 - 02:43 PM

Spoiler for Thank you Mr. Clarke

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