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Consider a n-by-n Ulam spiral of digits from the decimal expansion of pi. The sequence generated for the maximum number of distinct primes in the standard number search format (i.e., forward/backward along rows, columns, and diagonals) begins 1, 6, 16, 34, 44, ... (G. L. Honaker, Jr., 3/14/15 9:26:53.589...)
                                       5 1 4
*Note that in the 3-by-3 square, i.e., 9 3 1 , the sum of 16 distinct primes equals 1163.
                                       2 6 5

 

  Submitted: 2015-02-08 14:32:18;   Last Modified: 2015-03-14 08:26:54.



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