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When simplified, the numerical value of 2^22 + 1 has three prime factors. Determine these three different prime factors of 2^22 + 1. PLEASE HELP!

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  1. anonymous
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    I got the numbers using some software program, but I am trying to figure out a way to find them manually.

  2. anonymous
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    the prime factors are 5,397 and 2113

  3. anonymous
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    Are you sure it is to the 22nd power?

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    And what class is this for?

  5. anonymous
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    Yes, and Algebra

  6. anonymous
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    Algebra II?

  7. anonymous
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    Have you done factoring lately or synthetic division?

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