Python Example – Write a Python program to compute the sum of first n given prime numbers

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Write a Python program to compute the sum of first n given prime numbers.

Input:
n ( n ≤ 10000). Input 0 to exit the program.

 

Sample Solution:

Python Code:

MAX = 105000
print("Input a number (n≤10000) to compute the sum:(0 to exit)") 
is_prime = [True for _ in range(MAX)]
is_prime[0] = is_prime[1] = False
for i in range(2, int(MAX ** (1 / 2)) + 1):
  if is_prime[i]:
    for j in range(i ** 2, MAX, i):
      is_prime[j] = False 
primes = [i for i in range(MAX) if is_prime[i]] 
while True:
  n = int(input())
  if not n:
    break
  print("Sum of first",n,"prime numbers:")
  print(sum(primes[:n]))

Sample Output:

Input a number (n≤10000) to compute the sum:(0 to exit)
 25
Sum of first 25 prime numbers:
1060

 

Write a Python program to compute the sum of first n given prime numbers

 

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