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983Re: Factor Record

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  • d.broadhurst@open.ac.uk
    Apr 25, 2001
      Paul Mill wrote:
      > by substituting the largest known prime (Mersenne) for p
      > we obtain the p / f(p) World record p / (p-1)! + 1
      Rules are unclear. Why not
      f(p)=(p-1)! + (p+1)^p
      or for that matter
      f(p)=(p-1)! + (p^p^p...^p^p^p+1)^p^p^p....^p^p^p
      with as many exponentiations as one cares to type?
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