Definition:Fermat Number/Sequence

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Sequence of Fermat Numbers

The sequence of Fermat numbers begins:

$3, 5, 17, 257, 65 \, 537, 4 \, 294 \, 967 \, 297, 18 \, 446 \, 744 \, 073 \, 709 \, 551 \, 617, \ldots$

This sequence is A000215 in the On-Line Encyclopedia of Integer Sequences (N. J. A. Sloane (Ed.), 2008).


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