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Old 2022-06-26, 17:07   #7
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Originally Posted by piforbreakfast View Post
I've wondered for some time, what is the purpose in factoring numbers that have been found to be non-prime but which have not been fully factored?
This is a good page with some answers to "why do we do X", where X could be prime hunting, factoring, etc. Ultimately it's your machine and your cycles, so you get to decide what seems most fun and rewarding to participate in.
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