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anonymous

  • one year ago

What is the difference between a Mersenne number and a Merssene Prime. Please provide an example for both.

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  1. anonymous
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    We have some number of the form \(2^n-1\), where \(n\) is a natural number. We call this a Mersenne number. If this number happens to be prime, then we call it a Mersenne prime.

  2. anonymous
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    Thank you so much! I was confused on which one was which.

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