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Old 2019-10-16, 14:31   #15
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Originally Posted by firstexceed View Post
Thank you BSQUARED. He suggested to take the squareroot of it as starting point and work downwards (upwards) from there.
I was referring to this hint. Of coarse Fermat works only if both factors were really close.

Ahh you check 10^14 a = sqrt(n) + a' in the area sqrt(n) in 1 hour -> quite impressive.

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