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

An integer is any of the positive natural numbers: 1, 2, 3, ...; their negatives: -1, -2, -3, ...; and zero. This set is usally denoted with a capital Z (from the German word Zahlen).




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