- Jan 15, 2003--- In email@example.com, "Joel Hopper <prime@d...>" <prime@d...> wrote:
> I think I found a "big 'un" and submitted it to the prime page. I'mThey're batched, and it can take several days.
> just curious as to how long it normally takes for submittals to be
> deemed "official"?
> Also, while searching my list of sieved possibles, my prp appThere's always the section on the Prime Pages http://primepages.org/
> (prp.exe) found one that it said was probably, but proth.exe said
> was not prime. How can I find more information about this "psuedo
> prime" (as a friend in the math business called it)?
If you post your pseudoprime here, then we might be able to work out why it's a pseudoprime. They're quite rare, and typically they'll have a special form such as being a product (n+1)(3n+1). To find one that's a proth form (k.2^n+1) would be most unusual.
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