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The Search for One as a Prime Number: From Ancient Greece To Modern Times
It has often been asked if one is a prime number, or if there was a time when most mathematicians thought one was prime. Whether or not the number one is prime is simply a matter of definition, butExpand
The History of the Primality of One: A Selection of Sources
The way mathematicians have viewed the number one (unity, the monad) has changed throughout the years. Most of the early Greeks did not view one as a number, but rather as the origin, or generator,Expand