I would like to know what an implementation of the function NextPrime would look like if it were implemented in Mathematica's core language.
Say I would like to display the $10$ greatest primes that are less than $10^5$. I could do the following: ...
I'm trying to understand the mathematics behind counting the number of representations of a positive integer by $n$ distinct $k$th powers, i.e. I would really like to know how to do the Mathematica ...
I'm not a mathematician, and I'm not even going to pretend that I understand anything of the ECM. But I know it can be a fast method for factorization. I benchmarked the factorization of ...