M44

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M44
Prime class :
Type : Mersenne prime
Formula : Mn = 2n - 1
Prime data :
Rank : 44
n-value : 32,582,657
Number : 124575026015...154053967871
Digits : 9,808,358
Perfect number : 232,582,656 • (232,582,657-1)
Digits : 19,616,714
Discovery data :
Date of Discovery : 2006-09-04
Discoverer : Curtis Cooper
Steven Boone
Found with : Lucas-Lehmer test / Prime95 on 3 GHz Pentium 4 PC
Credits : George Woltman et. al.
GIMPS

M44 is the short hand used to refer to the 44th Mersenne prime. Currently that designation belongs to 232,582,657-1.

M44 was discovered to be prime on 2006-09-04 by Curtis Cooper and Steven Boone, using Prime95 written by George Woltman. At time of its discovery, it was the largest known prime number. The number is 9,808,358 decimal digits long. This prime number was the tenth record prime found by the GIMPS project.

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