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2^74,207,281 - 1

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You're not gonna tell us what it is?

ElectricPavlov  Mar 16, 2017
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VERY friggin' big....why?

ElectricPavlov  Mar 16, 2017
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That number is the largest currently known Mersenne Prime.

GingerAle  Mar 16, 2017
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You're not gonna tell us what it is?

ElectricPavlov  Mar 16, 2017
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JK....

Don't waste the bandwidth...

As of January 2017 , the largest known prime number is 274,207,281 − 1, a number with 22,338,618 digits. It was found in 2016 by the Great Internet Mersenne Prime Search (GIMPS). Plot of the number of digits in largest known prime by year, since the electronic computer.

ElectricPavlov  Mar 16, 2017
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I was trying to figure out how long it would take to type them in Roman numerals.  A long time, but not as long as Sir CPhill’s quest. laugh

GingerAle  Mar 16, 2017

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