Let p be a prime number between 40 and 60. What is the probability that \(p + 2\) is also a prime number? Express your answer as a common fraction.

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*Let p be a prime number between 40 and 60. What is the probability that p+2 is also a prime number? Express your answer as a common fraction.*

Primes between

40 and 60 p + 2 Is p+2 prime

41 43 Yes

43 45 No

47 49 No

53 55 No

59 61 Yes

Five primes p, two of p+2 are also prime The fraction is **2/5**.

Guest Jul 7, 2022