MathGroup Archive 2002

[Date Index] [Thread Index] [Author Index]

Search the Archive

Re: Sum of 1/Primes


You need to see: 
http://www.research.att.com/cgi-bin/access.cgi/as/njas/sequences/eisA.cgi?Anum=A016088


Jens-Peer Kuska wrote:

>Hi,
>
>>This sum converges, see a math text book !
>>
>
>That's nonsense
>
>http://mathworld.wolfram.com/PrimeSums.html
>
>Regards
>  Jens
>
>
>>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
>>>Koenigsberger Strasse 29
>>>D-60487 Frankfurt am Main
>>>GERMANY
>>>Tel.: +49(0)69 71 34 53 80
>>>Mobile: +49(0)172 6 74 95 77
>>>Fax: +49(0)69 71 34 95 380
>>>E-mail: matthias.bode at oppenheim.de
>>>Internet: http://www.oppenheim.de
>>>
>>>
>>>


  • Prev by Date: Intersection of sets of results
  • Next by Date: Re: Operating on every k-th element of list?
  • Previous by thread: Re: Sum of 1/Primes
  • Next by thread: Text Rotation Problem