1,257,787/Historical Note

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Historical Note on $1 \, 257 \, 787$

The Mersenne number $M_{1 \, 257 \, 787} = 2^{1 \, 257 \, 787} - 1$ was demonstrated to be a Mersenne prime by David Slowinski and Paul Gage.

This discovery was announced on $2$ September $1996$.


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