# PrimeNumbers

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SJ sends a quote :

A science is said to be useful if its development tends to

accentuate the existing inequalities in the distribution of

wealth, or more directly promotes the destruction of human life.

The theory of prime numbers satisfies no such criteria.

G. H. Hardy from a 1915 lecture on prime numbers

Of course, with *CryptoGraphy*, primes have become highly useful.

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