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Friday, May 12

Proving that all odd integers higher than 2 are prime?

Mathematician: 3 is a prime, 5 is a prime, 7 is a prime, and, by induction, every odd integer higher than 2 is a prime.
Physicist: 3 is a prime, 5 is a prime, 7 is a prime, 9 is an experimental error, 11 is a prime ...
Engineer: 3 is a prime, 5 is a prime, 7 is a prime, 9 is a prime, 11 is a prime ...
Programmer: 3 is a prime, 5 is a prime, 7 is a prime, 7 is a prime, 7 is a prime ...
Salesperson: 3 is a prime, 5 is a prime, 7 is a prime, 9 -- we will do for you the best we can ...
Computer Software Salesperson: 3 is prime, 5 is prime, 7 is prime, 9 will be prime in the next release ...
Biologist: 3 is a prime, 5 is a prime, 7 is a prime, 9 -- results have not arrived yet ...
Advertiser: 3 is a prime, 5 is a prime, 7 is a prime, 11 is a prime ...
Lawyer: 3 is a prime, 5 is a prime, 7 is a prime, 9 -- there is not enough evidence to prove that it is not a prime ...
Accountant: 3 is prime, 5 is prime, 7 is prime, 9 is prime, deducting 10% tax and 5% other obligations.
Statistician: Let's try several randomly chosen numbers: 17 is a prime, 23 is a prime, 11 is a prime ...
Professor: 3 is prime, 5 is prime, 7 is prime, and the rest are left as an exercise for the student.
Computational linguist: 3 is an odd prime, 5 is an odd prime, 7 is an odd prime, 9 is a very odd prime ...
Psychologist: 3 is a prime, 5 is a prime, 7 is a prime, 9 is a prime but tries to suppress it ...

4 Comments:

Blogger PghGuy said...

Interesting blog. This post was overload for my brain though haha!

10:47 PM  
Blogger kS said...

chanced upon your blog. haha.

i love your counter!! (:

and i'm from singapore. (:

11:03 PM  
Blogger Tenebris said...

It makes the world an intimate place :)

12:08 AM  
Blogger texas math said...

haha..funny post

2:34 PM  

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