Largest Prime Number In A Tweet

Largest Prime Number In A Tweet

United States Alex Cunningham

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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, United States / August 9, 2011

Alex Cunningham posted a 140-digit prime number on Twitter. (6.67*10\^159)

- number must be a true prime, divisible by itself and 1

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  • United States Ivan Panchenko

    Ivan Panchenko

    Boring: I just calculated the largest 140-digit prime; it is 10^140 - 3, or as a tweet: http://twitter.com/#!/panchivan/status/127395267732439041

  • United States Alex Cunningham

    Alex Cunningham

    My mistake! It's 10^139. I was thinking Twitter was 160 digits.

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