Henry Cabourn Pocklington

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Henry Cabourn Pocklington FRS (28 January 1870, Exeter – 15 May 1952, Leeds) was an English physicist and mathematician. His primary profession was as a schoolmaster, but he made important contributions to number theory with the discovery of Pocklington's primality test in 1914[1] and the invention of Pocklington's algorithm.

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