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Od perfect numbers: Near misses

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  • Roahn Wynar
    ... From: Roahn Wynar To: kermit@polaris.net Sent: Monday, July 18, 2011 5:33 PM Subject: Re: [PrimeNumbers] Vague description for algorithm to search for odd
    Message 1 of 2 , Jul 18, 2011
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      From: Roahn Wynar
      To: kermit@...
      Sent: Monday, July 18, 2011 5:33 PM
      Subject: Re: [PrimeNumbers] Vague description for algorithm to search for odd perfect number


      Hello all,

      With all this talk recently about odd perfect numbers, I am now curious: what are the best "near misses"? What is the largest near miss? How might a near miss be defined?


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    • Walter Nissen
      An excellent source on these and related questions is : Richard K. Guy Unsolved Problems in Number Theory , Section B2 , 3e , 2004 You will find a similar
      Message 2 of 2 , Jul 18, 2011
        An excellent source on these and related questions is :
        Richard K. Guy
        Unsolved Problems in Number Theory , Section B2 , 3e , 2004
        You will find a similar definition in :
        Near Multiperfects
        http://upforthecount.com/math/nearmpf.html

        Cheers ,

        Walter
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