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Filename primeq.zip (Download)
Title PrimeQ
Description Based on the Rabin-Miller probabilistic primality test this remarkable program takes primality testing on the TI-83+ to the next level. For large numbers, this program finds primes over 20 times faster than the fastest trial division programs ( e.g. - primec.zip). "Probabilistic" means the program declares a prime with high certainty but not quite 100% due to the existence of composite numbers known as strong pseudoprimes. However, the program will continue conducting tests, approaching 100% ever closer, until a primality proof is established. For large numbers, such a proof is still up to 6 times faster than the fastest trial division programs. As an example, 1013279437 is PROVED to be prime in 16 seconds! Under 400 bytes!
Author Derek Blair (wcis@canada.com)
Category TI-83/84 Plus BASIC Math Programs (Factoring, Primes)
File Size 2,165 bytes
File Date and Time Wed Dec 1 18:54:58 2004
Documentation Included? Yes


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Archive Contents
Name Size
primeq/primeq/PQ.8XP   376
primeq/primeq/PRIMEQ.txt   2825
primeq/primeq/S.8XP   149

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