# Category:Mersenne Primes

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This category contains results about Mersenne Primes.

Definitions specific to this category can be found in Definitions/Mersenne Primes.

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 $M_p$.

## Subcategories

This category has the following 2 subcategories, out of 2 total.

## Pages in category "Mersenne Primes"

The following 6 pages are in this category, out of 6 total.