Prime numbers had been a long held theory for all known history however Eratosthenes is credited for prime numbers in 240 BC though later in history prime numbers developed more.
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No 2 prime numbers add up to 143 x + y = 143 Assuming x and y are integers: If x is odd, y must be even The only even prime is 2 143  2 = 141 x = 141 But 141 = 3×47 and so
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1. There are an infinite number of primes. Everyone is familiar with small primes like 5, 11, and 13, but since ancient times mathematicians have known that there is no such thing
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