Prime Numbers (Encore)


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Prime numbers are considered to be the building blocks of mathematics. Every natural number can be broken down into the constituent prime numbers that make it up.

Prime numbers have been known since antiquity and they are one of the most simple aspects of mathematics to understand, yet they remain at the center of some of the most puzzling problems in mathematics.

Learn more about prime numbers, what we know about them, and what we don’t know, on this episode of Everything Everywhere Daily.

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