Ulam’s spiral of primes and quadratic sequences

Last updated: 19/03/2018
Contributor: David Benjamin 🐝
Ulam’s spiral of primes and quadratic sequences
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Key stage
Category
Algebra: Sequences
Resource type
Student activity
Maths
Reasoning

Quadratic sequences are generated from a square spiral of integers which also reveal patterns in the distribution of the prime numbers.

An interesting investigation for upper KS4 students or KS5 students.

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