Largest Known Prime Number Discovered. (Article)
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07-02-2013, 12:17 PM
RE: Largest Known Prime Number Discovered. (Article)
(07-02-2013 03:51 AM)Phaedrus Wrote:  I tried to calculate 2^57,885,161 -1 on my computer. At around 2^6,500,000 I ran out of memory.

I tried to calculate that and my computer basically went "fuck that! Angry ":

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07-02-2013, 09:36 PM (This post was last modified: 07-02-2013 09:41 PM by DeepThought.)
RE: Largest Known Prime Number Discovered. (Article)
You need to use something like mathematica ... or load an arbitrary precision arithmetic library into the python interpreter and use that.

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