All Odd Numbers Are Prime — A Corollary

[Rescued from my old blog.]

Once again, Rudbeckia Hirta brings us some funny-but-sad mathematics. The test question was:

Without factoring it, explain how the number
N = (1 x 2 x 3 x 4 x 5 x 6 x 7 x 8 x 9 x 10 x 11) + 1
can be used to argue that there is a prime number larger than 11.

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