Re: [PrimeNumbers] Re: cyclotomic primes page
>Yves' table for n=2 does go much further than any of the above.Just because it's the smallest sequence of primes (defined by a simple
>What was the original reason for the need for such primes?
formula) which contains the Fermat and the Mersenne primes. The most simple
generalization (if it exists) of Lucas's tests (a Lucas sequence exists for
the Fermat numbers too) should be able to prove quickly the primality of