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package Mathematics
object StreamSieve {
private val allPrimes: Stream[Int] = 2 #:: Stream.from(3).filter { c =>
val primesUptoSqrt = allPrimes.takeWhile(p => p <= math.sqrt(c))
!primesUptoSqrt.exists(p => c % p == 0)
}
/**
* Method to use the allPrimes stream to take the first n prime numbers
* Using streams is both an easy and efficient way to generate fibonacci numbers (streams are memoized)
* Using streams as opposed to the classic sieve ensures that we stay following functional principles
* and not change states
* @param total
* @return
*/
def getPrimeNumbers(n: Int): Seq[Int] = allPrimes.take(n)
}