Re: Guassian Mersenne norm
- --- In primenumbers@y..., Cletus Emmanuel <cemmanu@y...> wrote:
>A couple of years ago I noticed the trinomial 2^n-2^k+1 (where 1<k<n)
> --- paulunderwooduk <paulunderwood@m...>
> > --- In primenumbers@y..., Cletus Emmanuel
> > <cemmanu@y...> wrote:
> > > So are these numbers related to Gaussian Mersenne
> > Norm by any
> > chance?......2^(2k+1) +/- 2^k +1....
> > I no expert but I may be a troll ;)
> > Do tell us what data you have on your numbers,
> > Cletus
> > (Where's M.Oakes?)
> > Paul
> Paul, the minus part, I've checked k to about 30,000
> and the plus part, k to about 5,000...
produced more primes on average if n was prime rather than composite.