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Re: factors of 10^(10^100)+1

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  • thefatphil
    ... I bring before the court the fact that the accused thought there were only 256 algebraic factors, rather than hundreds of thousands, and he asks that that
    Message 1 of 2 , Jun 24, 2002
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      --- In primenumbers@y..., "djbroadhurst" <d.broadhurst@o...> wrote:
      > > Care to share the
      > > precise technique used?
      >
      > Trial division.
      >
      > > is it possible, say, to start
      > > with a larger input set
      > > and generate even more?
      >
      > Sure. If I can get 2637 in 2 minutes,
      > I imagine that you can get 4000 in 5 minutes.
      > Note that I stopped, rather arbitrarily,
      > at 30 digit factors.

      I bring before the court the fact that the accused thought there were only 256 algebraic factors, rather than hundreds of thousands, and he asks that that be taken into account before sentencing.

      Phil
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