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Old 2004-11-04, 18:20   #6
jocelynl
 
Sep 2002

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Many Mersenne numbers have a factor that is M-smooth
since M is the largest factor of p-1

ex: 2^29-1 has factor 233 = 2.2.2.29+1

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