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nextprime

determine the next largest prime

prevprime

determine the next smallest prime

 

Calling Sequence

Parameters

Description

Examples

Calling Sequence

nextprime(n)

prevprime(n)

Parameters

n

-

integer

Description

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The nextprime function returns the smallest prime that is larger than n. The prevprime function returns the largest prime that is less than n.

Examples

nextprime1

2

(1)

nextprime0

2

(2)

prevprime2

Error, (in prevprime) there are no primes less than 2

nextprime25

29

(3)

prevprime3

2

(4)

prevprime25

23

(5)

nextprime31243

31247

(6)

prevprime2338714

2338703

(7)

nextprime26

67

(8)

See Also

isprime

ithprime

 


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