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Bertrand’s postulate

  • Martin Aigner
  • Günter M. Ziegler
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Abstract

But there are also upper bounds for the gaps in the sequence of prime numbers. A famous bound states that “the gap to the next prime cannot be larger than the number we start our search at.”

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© Springer-Verlag GmbH Germany, part of Springer Nature 2018

Authors and Affiliations

  • Martin Aigner
    • 1
  • Günter M. Ziegler
    • 1
  1. 1.Institut für MathematikFreie Universität BerlinBerlinGermany

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