January 01, 2011

2011 is a "sexy prime number"

Hello new babies & old bastards! Someone on facebook was wondering if 2011 was a prime number. I looked it up on wikipedia, & not only is it a prime, but it's a "sexy prime." The entire wikipedia post is pure poetry:

2011 (number)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

2011 is the natural number between 2010 and 2012. It is also a prime number.]

In mathematics

2011 is a sexy prime number, because the numbers 2011 and 2017 are both prime numbers which together have a difference of 6.

2011 is also the sum of 11 CONSECUTIVE prime numbers: 2011=157+163+167+173+179+181+191+193+197+199+211

I was also wondering how '2011' would work on New Years Eve glasses (it being the first year in a decade without two 'o's), & found the following examples:

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