Category:Fermat Numbers

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This category contains results about Fermat Numbers.
Definitions specific to this category can be found in Definitions/Fermat Numbers.


A Fermat number is a natural number of the form $2^{\paren {2^n} } + 1$, where $n = 0, 1, 2, \ldots$.

The number $2^{\paren {2^n} } + 1$ is, in this context, often denoted $F_n$.