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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.

 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!

 Apr 6, 2020
 #1
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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
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hey thank u man i appreciate it

Paresh  Apr 6, 2020
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Welcome! laugh

 Apr 6, 2020

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