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Python | sympy.prime() method

  • Last Updated : 26 Aug, 2019

With the help of sympy.prime() method, we can find the nth prime, with the primes indexed as prime(1) = 2, prime(2) = 3, etc.

Syntax: prime(n)

Parameter:
n – It denotes the nth prime number.

Returns: Returns the nth prime number.

Example #1:






# import sympy 
from sympy import prime
  
n = 5
  
# Use prime() method 
nth_prime = prime(n) 
      
print("The {}th prime is {}".format(n, nth_prime))  

Output:

The 5th prime is 11

Example #2:




# import sympy 
from sympy import prime
  
n = 23
  
# Use prime() method 
nth_prime = prime(n) 
      
print("The {}rd prime is {}".format(n, nth_prime))        

Output:

The 23rd prime is 83

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