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Forum: Information & Answers 2007-12-11, 17:17
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Posted By vimil
How does Prime95 come up with this probability

Allright, how does Prime95 come up with this probability then? Does it run some other probablistic test on a mercenne number before giving it to the user to test?
Forum: Information & Answers 2007-12-10, 17:19
Replies: 13
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Posted By vimil
Probability of a Mersenne number being prime

On clicking the status menu-item from the Test menu of Prime95 I am told the probabilty of the mercene number I have chosen to test being prime is 1 in 317069.Even though the percentage of iterations...
Forum: Puzzles 2007-11-29, 00:00
Replies: 5
Views: 838
Posted By vimil
putting it another way

All primes are odd but some primes are more odd than others:smile:
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