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Many students , teachers of mathematics provide a huge efforts to get a universal closed form of a function which generate prime number , Really i'm very interesting to know if there is any proof claim or dis-claim the existence of Universal closed form of generating prime function and also i don't want wasting my time with that if it dosn't exists ?

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    $\begingroup$ mathworld.wolfram.com/PrimeFormulas.html $\endgroup$ – Wojowu Apr 30 '18 at 20:45
  • $\begingroup$ I saw that , i asked about proof which claim the existence of unic formula for which generates primes or dis-claim it $\endgroup$ – zeraoulia rafik Apr 30 '18 at 20:47
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    $\begingroup$ See formula for primes here. It looks like it's unknown whether a function exists, or doesn't exist. $\endgroup$ – John Apr 30 '18 at 21:02
  • $\begingroup$ The problem is that there is no accepted definition of what a "formula for primes" would be. The Wikipedia article John shows that some kinds of formulas are impossible, while some are (see the MathWorld article). If you want a more specific answer, try to specify what would count as a "closed form" to you. $\endgroup$ – Wojowu Apr 30 '18 at 21:09
  • $\begingroup$ en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Formula_for_primes This article may help. $\endgroup$ – herb steinberg Apr 30 '18 at 21:22

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