May 3rd, 2017, 02:47 AM  #1 
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I will define the mirror of n : the mirror of 532 is 235, the mirror of 437 is 734 etc. We will say that the nth prime number is the prime in place n. I will define interesting primes as the prime in place n, which his mirror is the prime in place of the mirror of n. Examples: 2 3 5 7 11 37 73 are interesting primes. I couldn't find other interesting primes, are there? thank you very much, Danny. 
May 3rd, 2017, 04:19 AM  #2 
Global Moderator Joined: Oct 2008 From: London, Ontario, Canada  The Forest City Posts: 7,757 Thanks: 1008 Math Focus: Elementary mathematics and beyond 
101

May 3rd, 2017, 09:41 AM  #3 
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101, 107, 113, ..... , 797, 919, 929 Total of 29 cases in range 100 to 999 
May 4th, 2017, 01:35 AM  #4  
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If so , you missed 13 <> 31 , 17 <> 71 and 79 <> 97 Last edited by agentredlum; May 4th, 2017 at 01:38 AM.  
May 4th, 2017, 02:34 AM  #5 
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You're missing the point. The primes 37 and 73 are the 12th and 21st primes.

May 4th, 2017, 09:09 AM  #6 
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May 4th, 2017, 11:43 AM  #7 
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Any singledigit number is its own "mirror".

May 4th, 2017, 04:44 PM  #8 
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May 4th, 2017, 05:15 PM  #9 
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May 4th, 2017, 07:35 PM  #10 
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Leaving out the "already mirrored" (like 101), these are the only candidates using 3digit primes: prime(position): example: 107 is the 28th prime) 107(028 ),701(126) 113(030), 311(064) 149(035), 941(160) 157(037), 751(133) 167(039), 761(135) 179(041), 971(164) 199(046), 991(167) 337(068 ),733(130) 347(069), 743(132) 359(072), 953(162) 389(077), 983(166) 709(127), 907(155) 739(131), 937(159) 769(136), 967(163) Sooo....none qualify! 

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