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Re: Sum of 1/Primes

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  • Subject: [mg36950] Re: [mg36910] Sum of 1/Primes
  • From: jmt <jmt at dxdydz.net>
  • Date: Thu, 3 Oct 2002 00:16:28 -0400 (EDT)
  • References: <200210020731.DAA20623@smc.vnet.net>
  • Reply-to: jmt at dxdydz.net
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This sum converges, see a math text book !


On Wednesday 02 October 2002 09:31, Matthias.Bode at oppenheim.de wrote:
> 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
> Sal. Oppenheim jr. & Cie. KGaA
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