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

+ 2147483647 and 8191 are the only Mersenne prime numbers corresponding to a prime (31) and its reversal (13). [Loungrides]

+ M31 = 2^31 - 1 = 0x7FFFFFFF. It also happens to be the largest signed 32-bit integer (available in many programing languages, i.e., C/C++ int on 32-bit platforms). [Zenczykowski]

+ The first prime that cannot be tested on 32-bit primality-check software. [Beedassy]

+ 2147483647 is the 63rd Fibonacci 31-step number; the 1st odd prime of this type. Note that 2^31-1 = 2147483647, making it the 8th Mersenne prime. [Loungrides]

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