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Mersenne composite

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A Mersenne composite is any number of the form 2n-1 which is a composite number.

When n = pq where both p and q are integers greater than 1, then 2n-1 is always a Mersenne composite, because it is multiple of both Mersenne numbers 2p-1 and 2q-1.