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Sum of 1/Primes

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  • Subject: [mg36910] Sum of 1/Primes
  • From: Matthias.Bode at oppenheim.de
  • Date: Wed, 2 Oct 2002 03:31:31 -0400 (EDT)
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

Dear Colleagues,

I calculated:

Sum[1/Prime[n], {n, 15000}] // N

Result: 2.74716

Now I wonder if this sum will converge or keep on growing, albeit very
slowly.

Best regards,

Matthias Bode
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