Prime numbers.. What good are they?

August 10, 2006 at 7:42 pm (Internet, Science)

Why are prime numbers important?

Well prime numbers are used extensively in encryption mechanisms used on the internet.

Encryption is used extensively when communicating private information over a public medium, such as the internet. This may be transactions between your home computer and your work network or when connecting to the bank web site to transfer money.

Learn the significance of Prime numbers @ Cayman Net News


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