Welcome to the mysterious world of prime numbers. Prime numbers can be found across all aspects of mathematics, even in Magic Squares, which we’ll cover in upcoming posts. But first…Let’s start with the basics. What is a prime number? A[…]

# Category: Prime Numbers

October
22
2015

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## Introduction

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October
24
2015

## Prime Numbers and Magic Squares

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Prime numbers tie into all sorts of different Magic Squares. Here’s a peek at how the relationship between the two plays out, based on the size and type of Magic Square. An Almost Prime Magic Square The great English puzzlist[…]

October
26
2015

## Smith Numbers

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There is a special type of composite number called a Smith Number, where the sum of its digits equals the sum of the digits of its prime factors. Note, all primes are trivial Smith Numbers. For example, the number 94[…]