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    Proof : Prime Triplets

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    Show that there are no "prime triplets", that is numbers p, p+2, p+4, that are primes other than 3,5,7.

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    Because, the smallest odd prime number is 3.
    let, p has the form :
    p = 3*n + 1 (where, n is an even ...

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    It is shown that there are no "prime triplets", that is numbers p, p+2, p+4, that are primes other than 3,5,7.

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