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October 10, 2008

Leaky

srikanth @ 6:11 pm, GMT +0000 ( 1223662303 ) Play

Guest question by sidsen.

What is this called? Gets it name from the greek mathematician who first thought of this and the manner in which it functions.

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Cracked by amith , Anon, priyananda , Phani , Atul Mathew , Dibyo , shenoyvarun86 , duriel , aditya_s , Ajay Parasuram , Goyal , Apurva , nihit , vishal , BiGFooT , Archana , malcaluffin , mach101 and Ananth.

Answer:

Eratosthene’s Sieve: A technique to find primes by filtering out composites.


27 Responses to “Leaky”

  1. amith

    Sieve of Eratosthenes


  2. Anonymous

    sieve of eratosthenes


  3. priyananda

    sieve of eratosthenes


  4. Phani

    Sieve of Eratosthenes


  5. Sieve of Eratosthenes?


  6. Dibyo
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    Sieve of Eratosthenes


  7. Sieve of Eratosthenes, an algorithm to find prime numbers upto a certain integer


  8. duriel
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    Sieve of Eratosthenes… prime number sieve

    damn… me and shegde invented that :(


  9. aditya_s

    Is it Eratosthenes Sieve?


  10. Ajay Parasuram
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    Sieve of Eratosthenes


  11. Goyal
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    Eratosthene’s sieve??


  12. Apurva

    Sieve of Eratosthenes

    – Apurva


  13. nihit
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    Sieve of Eratosthenes


  14. vishal

    Sieve of Eratosthenes


  15. BiGFooT

    Sieve of Eratosthenes


  16. Archana

    The Sieve of Eratosthenes


  17. malcaluffin

    Eratosthenes: Sieve of Eratosthenes


  18. mach101

    Sieve of Eratosthenes


  19. Ananth
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    My guess: Sieve of Eratosthenes, given prime numbers are cicled in the table.


  20. Rohan
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    eratosthenes sieve


  21. alephnull

    The sieve of Eratosthenes.


  22. Tups

    This is the Sieve of Eratosthenes which filters through the prime numbers.


  23. varuns88
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    Sieve of Eratosthenes


  24. sidsen
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    Sieve of Eratosthenes
    sorry for the late reply


  25. varuns88
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    hey! why no points for me? :(


  26. srikanth

    @varuns88: Looks like you missed the deadline by about 3 hrs :)


  27. Rohan
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    no points for me as well?


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