Let $p$ be a prime number between 40 and 60. What is the probability that $p + 12$ is also a prime number? Express your answer as a common fraction.

Paresh Apr 6, 2020

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Thanks!

So of the 5 primes given in the other question, 41+12= 53, 47+12= 59, and 59+12= 71. Three out of the five primes when added to 12 equal another prime. So your answer is **3/5**.

Hope it helps!

HELPMEEEEEEEEEEEEE Apr 6, 2020

#1**+2 **

Best Answer

Thanks!

So of the 5 primes given in the other question, 41+12= 53, 47+12= 59, and 59+12= 71. Three out of the five primes when added to 12 equal another prime. So your answer is **3/5**.

Hope it helps!

HELPMEEEEEEEEEEEEE Apr 6, 2020