Thread: k=1 thru k=12
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Old 2008-11-03, 03:06   #6
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Originally Posted by gd_barnes View Post
Is this the lowest base where k=2 is the Sierpinski number?
This k was generated from looking at (x^2)^n-1 factorisations -covering set is 3,5,17,257,641,65537,6700417 which I think is 32-cover. I do not think anyone has claimed it is the smallest k, it just comes from the smallest-cover.
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