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Old 2021-09-15, 02:07   #22
LaurV
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Originally Posted by Dr Sardonicus View Post
While it can be disappointing to the re-discoverer to learn that their fresh, new discovery has actually been known for centuries, it should also be reassuring to realize that their rediscovery is at least correct. It's happened to me. It's probably happened to just about everyone who's done serious work in mathematics or math-based projects.
Very sir! (I mean, all of it, not only quoted part).
(edit: nitpicking: in (3), change q to q', or r, or post it as independent paragraph - using q makes is circular, you stated the hypothesis "q divides 2^p-1" in the beginning )

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