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GIMPS has discovered a new largest known prime number: 2^{82589933}1 (24,862,048 digits) Single Curio View: (Seek other curios for this number) The uninterestingness of 12407 formed the basis of a question in the British panel game QI. In the episode "Inland Revenue," the tenth episode in Series I, broadcast 11th November, the question asked was: "What is the smallest uninteresting number?" However, guest panellist Sandi Toksvig noticed that this was a paradox because the fact that 12407 is the smallest uninteresting number is in itself interesting: 12407 (= 19 * 653) is the sum of all the numbers less than or equal to the prime 157, plus the digital root of 157 (digital root = 1+5+7 = 13; 1+3 = 4). [Hunter]
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