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Originally Posted by devarajkandadai

Two numerical corralaries:a) (2^x) + 29: this function of x is a multiple of
31, a Mersenne Prime , for any x ending with 1 or 6.
b) 127, another Mersene prime, is an impossible factor of this function i.e.
it cannot be a factor of (2^x) + 29, no matter how large x is.
Devaraj