English Title

On very large prime numbers

Authors

Leonhard Euler

Enestrom Number

283

Fuss Index

25

Original Language

Latin

Published as

Journal article

Published Date

1764

Written Date

1760

Content Summary

In this article, Euler is interested in finding large prime numbers. He also reproves that the fifth Fermat number 225+1 is not prime. Euler provides factor tables for aa+1, for a<1500. It is followed by a German-language article by Johann Albrecht Euler.

Original Source Citation

Novi Commentarii academiae scientiarum Petropolitanae, Volume 9, pp. 99-153.

Opera Omnia Citation

Series 1, Volume 3, pp.1-45.

Record Created

2018-09-25

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