Wacław Sierpiński

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Waclaw Sierpinski (∗ 14. March 1882; † 21. October 1969) was a Polish mathematician contributing in number theory and others.

In 1960 he proved there are infinitely many odd integers k (named after him Sierpinski numbers) such that all k×2n+1 for all n are composite.

See also

Sierpinski problem

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