All strange numbers are prime. Every one digit prime number is
strange and a number of two or more digits is strange if and only
if so are the two numbers obtained from it by omitting either its
first or its last digit. Find all strange numbers.
Arrange the four number cards on the grid, according to the rules, to make a diagonal, vertical or horizontal line.
Can you find a relationship between the number of dots on the
circle and the number of steps that will ensure that all points are
Both 4 and 8 can be written as the sum of two prime numbers ($4=2+2$, $8=5+3$). How many numbers less than 20 cannot be written as the sum of two prime numbers?
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