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Old 2005-12-23, 14:56   #1
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Default Largest known prime not Mersenne?

Originally Posted by Ed Sandifer, "How Euler Did It"
Several Mersenne primes are known, and for several decades, the largest
known prime number was usually a Mersenne prime. This is no longer the case.
Am I misreading this?

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