The book is now available! 140737488356207
(another Prime Pages' Curiosity)
Prime Curios!

Valid HTML 4.01!

Curios: Curios Search:

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

                                                            14073 7488356207
+ According to the textbook "Elements of Number Theory" by Pettofrezzo and Byrkit, the largest known twin prime pair in 1975 was {140737488353699, 140737488353701}. The lesser element in the succeeding twin prime pair after a computer algebra system (CAS) calculator search encompassing in excess of five dozen primes is 140737488356207. Of course, such a fifteen-digit integer was quite a challenge for the technology available then. [Schiffman]

  To link to this page use /curios/page.php?number_id=10663

Prime Curios! © 2000-2019 (all rights reserved)  privacy statement   (This page was generated in 0.0116 seconds.)