Proth Prime/Examples/8423 x 2^59,877 + 1

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Example of Proth Prime

The Proth number:

$8423 \times 2^{59 \, 877} + 1$

is a Proth prime.


Proof


Historical Note

The Proth number $8423 \times 2^{59 \, 877} + 1$ was identified as being a Proth prime in $1988$ by D.A. Buell and J. Young.


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