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Old 2012-03-12, 22:14   #4
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"Tim Sorbera"
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Originally Posted by LaurV View Post
There is NO EFFORT needed to check a factor.
To be technically correct: The effort needed to check a factor [of a typical Mersenne number GIMPS handles] is trivial, but not zero.

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