semiprime
(another Prime Pages' Glossary entries)
The Prime Glossary
Glossary: Prime Pages: Top 5000: A semiprime is the product of two primes, which is sometimes called a P2 or a 2-almost prime. The largest known factored semiprime is always the square of the largest known prime. Historically this has also been the largest proven semiprime. It is conceivable, but unlikely, that we may someday be able to show a larger number is composite, and has only two prime divisors.

Small examples of proven, unfactored, semiprimes can be easily constructed (these have been called interesting semiprimes). In 2005 Don Reble gave the following example.

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