# elementary-math

posted by .

Do you think that the formula p=6n+1, where n, is a whole number, will produce a prime number more than 50% of the time? Give evidence to support your conclusion

• elementary-math -

prime Numbers are 2, 3, 5, 7, 11, 13, 17, 19, 23, 29, 31, 37, 41, 43

prime Numbers are those, who must divided by itself and by 1

so n=2, 3, 5, 7, 11, 13, 17, 19, 23, 29, 31, 37, 41, 43, 47, 53, 59, 61, 67, 71, 73, 79, 83, 89, 97.............

now put the value of n in the formula

for example
p=6n+1
p=6(2)+1
p=12+1
p=13
fifty percent more this number should be 13/2=7.5
so 13+7.5=19 or 20 round it

so

## Similar Questions

1. ### math

Do you think that the formula where n is a whole number, will produce a prime number more than 50% of the time?
2. ### math

Do you think that the formula where n is a whole number, will produce a prime number more than 50% of the time?
3. ### Math

) Form a conjunction from the following two statements and determine if the conjunction is true or false. Explain. Two is an even number. Two is a prime number. A) Two is an even number or two is a prime number.; False B) Two is an …
4. ### elementary-math

Do you think that the formula p=6n+1, where n, is a whole number, will produce a prime number more than 50% of the time?
5. ### Math

Mathematicians have been searching for a formula that yields prime numbers. One such formula was x2 - x+41. Select some numbers for x, substitute them in the formula,and see if prime numbers occur. Try to find a number for x that when …
6. ### math

How do the ideas of divisibility and multiples relate to the study of fractions?
7. ### math

Do you think that the formula p = 6n + 1 where n is a whole number, will produce a prime number more than 50% of the time?
8. ### math

I am a prime number. I am less than 40. I am 1 more than a multiple of 5. What number am I?
9. ### math

please help me on this riddle : im a 2 digit whole number between 30 and 80 . my tens digit is one more than my ones digit. im a prime number.what number am i ?
10. ### Math

1. Is it possible for a composite number to have more than one prime factorization?

More Similar Questions