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One more Prime

Isabelle recently learned what prime numbers are, and was thinking about the prime-counting function π(n).

To start, she wanted to examine the difference between π(n+1) and π(n) and show that it either grows by one or stays the same.


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Definitions File

theory Defs
  imports Main 

definition prime :: "nat \<Rightarrow> bool" where
  "prime n = (1 < n \<and> (\<forall>m. m dvd n \<longrightarrow> m = 1 \<or> m = n))"

definition "\<pi> n = card { i. prime i \<and> i \<le> n }"


Template File

theory Submission
  imports Defs

lemma pi: "\<pi> (Suc n) - \<pi> n = (if prime (Suc n) then 1 else 0)"


Check File

theory Check
imports Submission

lemma "\<pi> (Suc n) - \<pi> n = (if prime (Suc n) then 1 else 0)"
by (rule Submission.pi)

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