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Re: Prime count question

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  • Subject: [mg126493] Re: Prime count question
  • From: Murray Eisenberg <murray at math.umass.edu>
  • Date: Mon, 14 May 2012 01:37:33 -0400 (EDT)
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Presumably you mean "less than or equal to x", since otherwise your 
pi(x) is always infinite.

On 5/13/12 3:02 AM, J.Jack.J. wrote:
> Let pi(x) be the number of primes greater than or equal to x.
>
> Then how do I find, through Mathematica, x such that
>
> t(x) = pi(x) / ((x/ln(x))*(1+1/ln(x) + 2.51/(ln^2(x))))
>
> is the highest t(y) such that  599<= y<= 355991?
>
> Many thanks in advance -- thanks also to those who helped with my
> previous question.
>

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