Dismiss Notice
Join Physics Forums Today!
The friendliest, high quality science and math community on the planet! Everyone who loves science is here!

Grimm's Conjecture

  1. Aug 4, 2006 #1
  2. jcsd
  3. Aug 5, 2006 #2

    CRGreathouse

    User Avatar
    Science Advisor
    Homework Helper

    I do have the book, so I'll look it up for you. It cites one paper by Grimm:

    C. A. Grimm, A conjecture on consecutive composite numbers, Amer. Math. Monthly, 76(1969) 1126-1128.

    I imagine this is the original source, given the name, so I think the answer to your question is 1969 or thereabouts.

    Edit: Here's a paper mentioning it:
    http://www.math.tifr.res.in/~shanta/grimm.pdf [Broken]

    Here's a capsule review (typed, not printed!):
    http://www.emis.de/cgi-bin/Zarchive?an=0197.32001
     
    Last edited by a moderator: May 2, 2017
  4. Aug 5, 2006 #3
    Thanks, I appreciate it.
     
Share this great discussion with others via Reddit, Google+, Twitter, or Facebook