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Prime

FilledSmallSquare Prime[n] gives the n prime number.

FilledSmallSquare Prime[1] is 2.

FilledSmallSquare On most computer systems, Prime[n] for n up to can be obtained quite quickly.

FilledSmallSquare See Section 3.2.4.

FilledSmallSquare Implementation Notes: see Section A.9.4.

FilledSmallSquare See also: FactorInteger, PrimeQ, PrimePi, Primes.

FilledSmallSquare Related package: NumberTheory`NumberTheoryFunctions`.

FilledSmallSquare New in Version 1.

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