M39

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M39
Prime class :
Type : Mersenne prime
Formula : Mn = 2n - 1
Prime data :
Rank : 39
n-value : 13,466,917
Number : 924947738006...470256259071
Digits : 4,053,946
Perfect number : 213,466,916 • (213,466,917-1)
Digits : 8,107,892
Discovery data :
Date of Discovery : 2001-11-14
Discoverer : Michael Cameron
Found with : Lucas-Lehmer test / Prime95 on 800 MHz Athlon Thunderbird
Credits : George Woltman et. al.
GIMPS

M39 is the short hand used to refer to the 39th Mersenne prime. Specifically it is 213,466,917-1. This number was discovered to be prime on 2001-11-14 by Michael Cameron, using Prime95 written by George Woltman. The number is 4,053,946 decimal digits long.

This prime number was the fifth record prime found by the GIMPS project.

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