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

In mathematics the word unique means exactly one. So when a theorem (such as the division algorithm) states that "there is a unique r such that. . . ," it is telling us there is an r and only one such r.

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