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Old 2018-07-19, 01:16   #11
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"Rashid Naimi"
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It is possible that the only primes of this form are 3, 5, 17, 257 and 65,537. Indeed, Boklan and Conway published in 2016 a very precise analysis suggesting that the probability of the existence of another Fermat prime is less than one in a billion.[7]

How is that not meaningless, given that there are infinite number of Fermat numbers?
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