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NextSafePrime

  

least safe prime greater than a number

 

Calling Sequence

Parameters

Description

Examples

Compatibility

Calling Sequence

NextSafePrime(n)

Parameters

n

-

positive integer

Description

• 

The NextSafePrime(n) command computes the smallest safe prime greater than n.

• 

A prime number p is said to be a safe prime if p is of the form 2q+1 where q is also prime.

Examples

withNumberTheory:

NextSafePrime1

5

(1)

NextSafePrime5

7

(2)

NextSafePrime327653

327707

(3)

isprime32770712

true

(4)

Compatibility

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The NumberTheory[NextSafePrime] command was introduced in Maple 2016.

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For more information on Maple 2016 changes, see Updates in Maple 2016.

See Also

NumberTheory