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Old 2018-07-17, 22:31   #1
siegert81
 
Dec 2010

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Default Potential primality of F33, F34, and F35

F33, F34, and F35 are the smallest Fermat numbers (of unknown primality) that could be prime.

I'm assuming that various researchers have attempted to factor them and that their attempts have been considerably deep. Given they have effectively ruled out many small potential factors, what are the "probabilities" that these numbers are prime?

I'm most interested in the "probability" that F33 is prime given that it has no (relatively) small factors.

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