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Prime[x] crashes kernel for large x

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  • Subject: [mg7762] [mg7762] Prime[x] crashes kernel for large x
  • From: Michael <malak at qni.com>
  • Date: Tue, 8 Jul 1997 14:36:49 -0400
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

When I try to find a large prime, for example:

Prime[2^32 - 1]

The math kernel crashes with a divide error, and I can't restart it 
without quitting mathematica (3.0) and restarting.  Am I doing something 
wrong, or is this a bug? 

Thanks,

Michael
michael at qni.com






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