Thread: M1 thru M22
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Old 2006-03-25, 00:26   #4
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I can't help but clarify this foolishness.

The general Mersenne primes (3,7,31,127,1279,...) between these Mersenne points {1 thru M22}!

Remember all Mersenne primes are general Mersenne primes, but the converse is not true.
If the number of Mersenne primes were finite, then the minimum (k=1), would be excluded from the general Mersenne prime sequence.
Hence making the minimum (k=3), which is absurd.