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Re: [PrimeNumbers] perfect numbers / Mersene prime's

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  • Jud McCranie
    ... 1. if 2^p-1 is a (Mersenne) prime then (2^p-1)* 2^(p-1) is perfect. 2. all even perfect numbers are of that form, and no odd perfect numbers are known.
    Message 1 of 2 , Sep 29, 2002
      At 01:50 AM 9/30/2002 +0000, Tony Robinson wrote:
      >Could someone tell me what a couple of the most logical connections
      >between Mersene prime numbers and perfect numbers are?


      1. if 2^p-1 is a (Mersenne) prime then (2^p-1)* 2^(p-1) is perfect.

      2. all even perfect numbers are of that form, and no odd perfect numbers
      are known.


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