20131116, 09:47  #47  
Mar 2010
192_{10} Posts 
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If you are doing this what you adviced me to do then DON'T DO SO!. Find area interesting for you and unsolved problem interesting for you and try to solve it. People will tell you that your work is worthless and this is what they will think. It is because everybody thinks that only his area of interest is worthy to pay attentions. 

20131116, 11:08  #48  
"(^r'°:.:)^n;e'e"
Nov 2008
;t:.:;^
3^{3}·37 Posts 
imo
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but It also 

20131116, 15:39  #49 
Jun 2003
4908_{10} Posts 
@Literka: After step 10, you should b multiplying by 512, not 256.

20131116, 16:00  #50 
Romulan Interpreter
Jun 2011
Thailand
22231_{8} Posts 
What?? After all this fight, you want to say that he has a mistake in that beautiful demonstration?
(read as: did you actually wasted the time to click and read? man, you must be really free and bored! I may change my opinion about you... ) 
20131116, 16:19  #51 
Mar 2010
2^{6}×3 Posts 

20131116, 17:21  #52 
"Jane Sullivan"
Jan 2011
Beckenham, UK
361_{8} Posts 
I am amazed that so much has been written in this thread about the factorization of F7. As far as I am concerned you pass the number into YAFU, wait a short while, and pick up the factors out the other end. End of story, pass on to the next number.
Since you will have done this one a few years ago, with all the others you will have done in the meantime you should be looking at F77 now, or even F777, and certainly not F7. Last fiddled with by BudgieJane on 20131116 at 17:22 Reason: Correction of grammatical error. 
20131116, 17:32  #53  
Mar 2010
11000000_{2} Posts 
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Yes, it is a wonderful idea. I waited less than 1 sec. for a result. Quote:
I don't like number 7. I would better do F88. 

20131116, 19:27  #54 
Aug 2010
Kansas
223_{16} Posts 
F88 would take too long to write out manually. Might I suggest F20 instead? Its a nice, round number, and much smaller :)
If you make any usable* progress, I will pay your website's hosting costs for a year. *Usable progress will be determined and prizes awarded at the discretion of the challenge creator. 
20131116, 20:03  #55  
"Serge"
Mar 2008
Phi(4,2^7658614+1)/2
41×229 Posts 
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Even this is no longer true. You didn't even have a proof until Anand Nair corrected you. 

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