There is a new largest known prime number
On January 3, a new largest prime number was found: 277,232,917-1. This number consists of 23,249,425 digits. It is nearly one million digits larger than the previous record prime number.
Read more about this here: Mersenne prime numbers
Submitted January 05, 2018 at 02:49PM by mich2000222
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