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RE: Sum of 1/Primes

Timing[Sum[1./Prime[n],    {n, 1000000}]]

{13.860000000000001*Second,   3.0682190480544405}


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From: Matthias.Bode at [mailto:Matthias.Bode at] 
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Subject: [mg36974] [mg36910] Sum of 1/Primes

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

Best regards,

Matthias Bode
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