# Category:Definitions/Mersenne Primes

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A Mersenne prime is a Mersenne number which happens to be prime.

That is, it is a prime number of the form $2^p - 1$.

The number $2^p - 1$ is, in this context, often denoted $M_p$.

## Pages in category "Definitions/Mersenne Primes"

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