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 Re: Why prime factorization ? ihoecken28-Sep-12 3:00 ihoecken 28-Sep-12 3:00
 Re: Why prime factorization ? harold aptroot28-Sep-12 3:06 harold aptroot 28-Sep-12 3:06
 Re: Why prime factorization ? randomusic28-Sep-12 5:48 randomusic 28-Sep-12 5:48
 Re: Why prime factorization ? Sentenryu1-Oct-12 0:38 Sentenryu 1-Oct-12 0:38
 Re: Why prime factorization ? Sentenryu1-Oct-12 0:31 Sentenryu 1-Oct-12 0:31
 Re: Why prime factorization ? exegetor5-Oct-12 12:07 exegetor 5-Oct-12 12:07
 Re: Why prime factorization ? Rage27-Sep-12 2:36 Rage 27-Sep-12 2:36
 Re: Why prime factorization ? Vijay Sringeri27-Sep-12 7:48 Vijay Sringeri 27-Sep-12 7:48
 Hey Rage, That was a sharp, and precise reply. Thanks. The link for "Euclid's lemma" was helpful, however it builds other theorems based on the fundamental fact that " Any non prime number can be expressed as product of prime numbers". Lastly, what an explanation.. Rage wrote: As you have pointed out, their properties can be used in a lot of algorithms. But this is the case for other "type" of numbers having other properties used in other type of algorithms. So your question is no easy to answer... It is like asking why knives are useful to cut something. I just loved it, But sadly.. This is what I want someone to answer for me.. Regards, Vijay Blog : Amusement of a speculative mind...[^] Projects : Amusement of a dilettante mind...[^]
 Re: Why prime factorization ? Fabio Franco28-Sep-12 3:34 Fabio Franco 28-Sep-12 3:34
 Re: Why prime factorization ? jschell28-Sep-12 13:45 jschell 28-Sep-12 13:45
 Re: Why prime factorization ? Rage27-Sep-12 3:56 Rage 27-Sep-12 3:56
 Re: Why prime factorization ? Vijay Sringeri27-Sep-12 7:54 Vijay Sringeri 27-Sep-12 7:54
 Re: Why prime factorization ? Kenneth Haugland27-Sep-12 9:31 Kenneth Haugland 27-Sep-12 9:31
 Re: Why prime factorization ? ErnestoNet27-Sep-12 8:17 ErnestoNet 27-Sep-12 8:17
 Re: Why prime factorization ? Kenneth Haugland27-Sep-12 9:29 Kenneth Haugland 27-Sep-12 9:29
 Re: Why prime factorization ? Vijay Sringeri27-Sep-12 19:48 Vijay Sringeri 27-Sep-12 19:48
 Re: Why prime factorization ? Member 205300627-Sep-12 22:19 Member 2053006 27-Sep-12 22:19
 Re: Why prime factorization ? Sentenryu1-Oct-12 0:46 Sentenryu 1-Oct-12 0:46
 Re: Why prime factorization ? BillWoodruff27-Sep-12 22:20 BillWoodruff 27-Sep-12 22:20
 Re: Why prime factorization ? jschell28-Sep-12 13:58 jschell 28-Sep-12 13:58
 Re: Why prime factorization ? Sentenryu1-Oct-12 0:50 Sentenryu 1-Oct-12 0:50
 Re: Why prime factorization ? jschell1-Oct-12 8:44 jschell 1-Oct-12 8:44
 Re: Why prime factorization ? Sentenryu1-Oct-12 8:53 Sentenryu 1-Oct-12 8:53
 Re: Why prime factorization ? Sigismondo Boschi27-Sep-12 22:24 Sigismondo Boschi 27-Sep-12 22:24
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