Let be the first Prime which follows a Prime Gap of between consecutive Primes. Shanks'
conjecture holds that

**References**

Guy, R. K. *Unsolved Problems in Number Theory, 2nd ed.* New York: Springer-Verlag, p. 21, 1994.

Rivera, C. ``Problems & Puzzles (Conjectures): Shanks' Conjecture.'' http://www.sci.net.mx/~crivera/conjectures/conj_009.htm.

Shanks, D. ``On Maximal Gaps Between Successive Primes.'' *Math. Comput.* **18**, 646-651, 1964.

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