Problem 45767. Prime number check (★★)

One way to see if a number x is prime is to compute the remainders obtained when dividing x by all integers from 2 to √(x). If x is prime, then all remainders will be non-zero.
For example, if x = 35 then √(x)=5.916, and the set of divisors from 2 to √(x) are [2 3 4 5]. The remainders obtained when dividing 35 by 2,3,4,5 are 1,2,3,0 respectively. Since one of the remainders is 0, the number x is not prime.
Write a function that will compute the remainders obtained when dividing x by all integers from 2 to √(x).
Avoid using for/while loops.

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52.08% Correct | 47.92% Incorrect
Last Solution submitted on May 16, 2024

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