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GIMPS has discovered a new largest known prime number: 282589933-1 (24,862,048 digits)

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+ Evariste Galois was the first to show that equations of degree 5 cannot be solved by radicals. [Beedassy]

+ FIVE is the only prime written with an equal (prime) number of distinct vowels and consonants, i.e., IE & FV. [Beedassy]

+ Eugen J. Ionascu and collaborators were the first to establish that there can be no more than 5 Heron triangles (i.e., integer-sided triangles with integral areas) with two fixed prime sides. [Beedassy]

+ There is one chance in 5 for a random number on the number line to be an evil number. [Beedassy]

+ The only prime that is equidistant from a pair of primes by a prime (2) and also from a pair of nonprimes by a nonprime (4). [Beedassy]

+ The smallest prime p such that both 2p + 1 and 2p - 1 (= Mp) are primes. Note that both 2Mp - 1 and 2Mp - 1 are also primes. [Beedassy]

+ The smallest prime p such that p! + 1 is the square of a prime with a prime number of digits. [Beedassy]

+ The minimum number of Pythagorean triangles required to tile a square (C. Jepsen and R. Yang). [Beedassy]

+ A revised paper by Terence Tao is titled 'Every odd number greater than one is the sum of at most 5 primes'. [Beedassy]

(There are 21 curios for this number that have not yet been approved by an editor.)




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