A Truely Large Prime
(Another of the Prime Pages' resources)
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The hardware and software on this system was updated September 4th.  Please let me know of any problem you encounter. <caldwell@utm.edu>

Eve, the now ubiquitous eaves-dropper, first considered cryptology when her Dad showed her a very large prime.  Curiously it was also the smallest prime.
a big 2 is a big
prime
Image by Matthew Harvey © 2003