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Old 2019-06-29, 23:18   #5
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Originally Posted by retina View Post
Raises an interesting point.

Let's assume for a moment that this new prediction is prime. Or it doesn't matter actually, it could be any future crackpot that predicts some exponent; eventually someone might get lucky and actually hit a prime. So someone else does the OP's work for him and tests it showing it is prime. Who gets to be the discoverer? might have the answer. It says therein

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