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

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17 Lectures on Fermat Numbers: From Number Theory to Geometry was written in honor of the 400th anniversary of the birth of amateur mathematician and lawyer Pierre de Fermat. (17 is a Fermat prime.)

 

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