# Category:Mersenne Primes

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 5 pages are in this category, out of 5 total.