Unformatted text preview: However, that's not all true. 2 p-1 _=1(mod p) whenever p is prime, also has some non-prime numbers that would answer this problem. 2. The Mersenne Prime is the largest prime number at the time of discovery. Since 1998 there have been seven new mersenne primes found, one every year, except in 2000, and two in 2005. 3. Establish a pattern with set stipulations and, if this pattern, such as P( n ), works with any natural number, then the pattern is true for every computable natural number as well....
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- Spring '08
- Prime number, Mersenne prime, Mersenne Prime Search, Paul Robison