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INFINITELY MANY PRIMES OF THE FORM An + 1 ANOTHER ELEMENTARY PROOF

  • Yoo, Ji-Sang (Department of Mathematics KAIST)
  • Published : 2004.04.01

Abstract

According to Diriclet's Theorem, there are infinitely many primes of the form An+ 1 for any fixed positive integer A. For this, there already exists a classical simple proof using cyclotomic polynomials. In this paper, we develop another elementary proof of this statement.

Keywords

prime number;Dirichlet's theorem

References

  1. Introduction to Cyclotomic Fields Lawrence C.Washington
  2. Introduction to Number Theory Hua Loo Keng