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

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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?

Here is the article
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