M37

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M37
Prime class :
Type : Mersenne prime
Formula : Mn = 2n - 1
Prime data :
Rank : 37
n-value : 3,021,377
Number : 127411683030...973024694271
Digits : 909,526
Perfect number : 23,021,376 • (23,021,377-1)
Digits : 1,819,050
Discovery data :
Date of Discovery : 1998-01-27
Discoverer : Roland Clarkson
Found with : Lucas-Lehmer test / Prime95 on 200 MHz Pentium PC
Credits : George Woltman et. al.
GIMPS

M37 is the short hand used to refer to the 37th Mersenne prime. Specifically it is 23,021,377-1. This number was discovered to be prime on 1988-01-27 by Roland Clarkson, using Prime95 written by George Woltman. The number is 909,526 decimal digits long.

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

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