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A Saouter number is a type of Generalized Fermat number. Numbers of this type have the form


In the notation of John Cosgrave, the Saouter numbers are generated by the sequence [math]F_{n,2}[/math]. Due to this, these numbers share similar properties to those held by Fermat numbers. These numbers were named by Tony Reix after Yannick Saouter, who studied these numbers.

External links


  • Yannick Saouter. A Fermat-Like Sequence and Primes of the Form 2h.3n + 1. [Research Report] RR-2728, INRIA. 1995. inria-00073966