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Old 2005-03-10, 13:54   #7
Jan 2005

13 Posts

If you go to "Test -> Status" you will get a pop-up window telling you the chances that your exponent will yield a prime.

As for the second question, I don't know who gets assigned those double-checks when a prime is found, but if you find that it is a prime and the double (or triple) check verifies that is the case you should receive the credit. Only if you find erroneously that it is a prime and the double check makes this clear you would lose the credit for the discovery (which is fair enough, anyway). At least that is my understanding. Someone please correct me if that is wrong!

[edited] ooops! Mystwalker just gave you a better answer and beat me by a millisecond or so [/edited]

Last fiddled with by blackguard on 2005-03-10 at 13:55
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