Category: Prime Numbers

October 22 2015

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[…]

October 24 2015

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

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[…]

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