17

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+ There are 17 words in the following quotation: "It is evident that the primes are randomly distributed but, unfortunately, we don't know what 'random' means." R. C. Vaughan (February 1990). [Post]

+ The smallest multidigit prime which requires exactly a prime number of letters to spell in both English and Latin ("seventeen" has 19 letters, and "septemdecim" has 11 letters). [Post]

+ The smallest prime factor of the semiprime 17#-1 is the reversal of 17-1. [Post]

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