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Primes

FilledSmallSquare Primes represents the domain of prime numbers, as in x Primes.

FilledSmallSquare x Primes evaluates only if x is a numeric quantity.

FilledSmallSquare Simplify[expr Primes] can be used to try to determine whether an expression corresponds to a prime number.

FilledSmallSquare The domain of primes is taken to be a subset of the domain of integers.

FilledSmallSquare PrimeQ[expr] returns False unless expr explicitly has head Integer.

FilledSmallSquare Primes is output in TraditionalForm as .

FilledSmallSquare See Section 1.4.6 and Section 3.3.10.

FilledSmallSquare See also: Element, Simplify, PrimeQ, Prime, Integers.

FilledSmallSquare New in Version 4.

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