Java

For

Modulo

public class Program {
public static boolean **isPrime**(int candidate) {
*// All even numbers except 2 are not primes.*
if ((candidate & 1) == 0) {
if (candidate == 2) { *// Two is prime.*
return true;
} else {
return false;
}
}
*// Search for prime numbers of the candidate.*
*// ... Primes are odd, smaller than the candidate.*
*// ... And a modulo division returns 0.*
for (int i = 3; (i * i) <= candidate; i += 2) {
if ((candidate % i) == 0) {
return false;
}
}
return candidate != 1;
}
public static void main(String[] args) {
*// Test first 100 numbers for primes.*
for (int test = 0; test < 100; test++) {
if (isPrime(test)) {
System.out.println(test);
}
}
*// Test larger numbers.*
for (int test = 10000; test < 10100; test++) {
if (isPrime(test)) {
System.out.println(test);
}
}
}
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HashMap

import java.util.HashMap;
public class Program {
public static boolean **isPrime**(int candidate) {
*// This is the same method as described above.*
if ((candidate & 1) == 0) {
if (candidate == 2) {
return true;
} else {
return false;
}
}
for (int i = 3; (i * i) <= candidate; i += 2) {
if ((candidate % i) == 0) {
return false;
}
}
return candidate != 1;
}
static HashMap<Integer, Boolean> primes = new HashMap<>();
public static boolean **isPrimeMemoized**(int candidate) {
*// Try to use the HashMap to see if a number is a prime.*
if (primes.containsKey(candidate)) {
System.out.println("Memoized prime result");
return primes.get(candidate);
}
*// Record our prime status in the HashMap.*
boolean result = isPrime(candidate);
primes.put(candidate, result);
return result;
}
public static void main(String[] args) {
*// Detect prime numbers with memoized method.*
boolean value = **isPrimeMemoized**(*10007*);
System.out.println(value);
value = **isPrimeMemoized**(*10007*);
System.out.println(value);
}
}true
Memoized prime result
true

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This page was last updated on Nov 17, 2022 (simplify).