Re: A prime number problem



Risto Kauppila <risto.kauppila0@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:
Let A = {2,3,13,23,37}
If (a_1,a_2,a_3,a_4,a_5)
is any permutation of A,
sums
a_1 + a_2*a_3*a_4*a_5
...
a_1*a_2*a_3*a_4 + a_5
are all primes.
Can you find a set of six
or more primes satisfying
the same property.

A trickier one is to find sets s.t. for any subset, the product
of the subset plus the product of its complement is prime.

Phil
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