Definition:Twin Primes

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Definition

Twin primes are pairs of prime numbers whose difference is $2$.


Sequence

The sequence of twin primes begins:

$3, 5, 7, 11, 13, 17, 19, 29, 31, 41, 43, 59, 61, 71, 73, 101, 103, 107, 109, \ldots$

This sequence is A001097 in the On-Line Encyclopedia of Integer Sequences (N. J. A. Sloane (Ed.), 2008).


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