# Nth Prime
Given a number n, determine what the nth prime is.
By listing the first six prime numbers: 2, 3, 5, 7, 11, and 13, we can see that
the 6th prime is 13.
If your language provides methods in the standard library to deal with prime
numbers, pretend they don't exist and implement them yourself.
Remember that while people commonly count with 1-based indexing (i.e. "the 6th prime is 13"), many programming languages, including Rust, use 0-based indexing (i.e. `primes == 13`). Use 0-based indexing for your implementation.
## Rust Installation
Refer to the [exercism help page][help-page] for Rust installation and learning
## Writing the Code
Execute the tests with:
$ cargo test
All but the first test have been ignored. After you get the first test to
pass, open the tests source file which is located in the `tests` directory
and remove the `#[ignore]` flag from the next test and get the tests to pass
again. Each separate test is a function with `#[test]` flag above it.
Continue, until you pass every test.
If you wish to run all ignored tests without editing the tests source file, use:
$ cargo test -- --ignored
To run a specific test, for example `some_test`, you can use:
$ cargo test some_test
If the specific test is ignored use:
$ cargo test some_test -- --ignored
To learn more about Rust tests refer to the [online test documentation][rust-tests]
Make sure to read the [Modules][modules] chapter if you
haven't already, it will help you with organizing your files.
## Further improvements
After you have solved the exercise, please consider using the additional utilities, described in the [installation guide](https://exercism.io/tracks/rust/installation), to further refine your final solution.
To format your solution, inside the solution directory use
To see, if your solution contains some common ineffective use cases, inside the solution directory use
cargo clippy --all-targets
## Submitting the solution
Generally you should submit all files in which you implemented your solution (`src/lib.rs` in most cases). If you are using any external crates, please consider submitting the `Cargo.toml` file. This will make the review process faster and clearer.
## Feedback, Issues, Pull Requests
The [exercism/rust](https://github.com/exercism/rust) repository on GitHub is the home for all of the Rust exercises. If you have feedback about an exercise, or want to help implement new exercises, head over there and create an issue. Members of the rust track team are happy to help!
If you want to know more about Exercism, take a look at the [contribution guide](https://github.com/exercism/docs/blob/main/contributing-to-language-tracks/README.md).
A variation on Problem 7 at Project Euler [http://projecteuler.net/problem=7](http://projecteuler.net/problem=7)
## Submitting Incomplete Solutions
It's possible to submit an incomplete solution so you can see how others have completed the exercise.