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Re: [PrimeNumbers] [OT] Ancient words

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  • Nathan Russell
    ... This of course assumes the largest proven , as opposed to the largest known - which it already presumably is - or largest - which it may either always
    Message 1 of 9 , Nov 30, 2001
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      At 11:46 PM 11/29/2001 +0000, Andy Steward wrote:
      >Jon Perry wrote:
      >
      > > what is the largest prime that only contains single
      > > digits, which again can be easily extended by base techniques?
      >
      >If you mean no repeated digits, base ten: 987654103
      >
      >If you mean all the same digit, base ten: R1031 (2 larger PrPs known)
      >
      >Ditto, any base: 2^6972593-1 (this should be improved to
      >above 2^10000000 in a few days)

      This of course assumes the "largest proven", as opposed to the "largest
      known" - which it already presumably is - or "largest" - which it may
      either always have been, or never will be.

      Nathan, nitpicking
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