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

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It is at p = 26861 that for the first time the primes of the form 4n+1 (up to p) outnumber those of the form 4n+3. (Their lead is brief, 4n+3 primes catch up at 26863, and 4n+1 primes do not regain the lead in this prime race until 616841.) [Leech]


  Submitted: 1999-09-02 18:40:00;   Last Modified: 2010-01-06 14:03:08.

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