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Topic: Largest primeproduct with 2 as factor?
Replies: 19   Last Post: Aug 16, 2007 1:06 PM

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 Randy Poe Posts: 5,658 Registered: 12/6/04
Re: Largest primeproduct with 2 as factor?
Posted: Aug 15, 2007 6:42 PM

On Aug 15, 6:36 pm, jonas.thornv...@hotmail.com wrote:
> On 16 Aug, 00:18, stephane.fr...@gmail.com wrote:
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> > On Aug 15, 3:03 pm, jonas.thornv...@hotmail.com wrote:
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> > > On 16 Aug, 00:00, stephane.fr...@gmail.com wrote:
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> > > > On Aug 15, 2:53 pm, jonas.thornv...@hotmail.com wrote:
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> > > > > I do not know much math, i just wonder if there is a largest
> > > > > primeproduct with two as one of the factors.
> > > > > Same i wonder for three.

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> > > > > If not..., but if so is it true for any primefactor used in
> > > > > primeproduct that they will have a range?
> > > > > Do every factor have a range in primeproducts?

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> > > > > A pure guess tell me that the numbers of primeproducts with 2 or 3
> > > > > used as one of the factor is infinite but i am not sure.

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> > > > > JT
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> > > > You guess is right. This is because there is infinity prime number
> > > > then if N is the bigger prime product, you will find A your biggest
> > > > prime with A = N/2. You can find a prime number A' with A'> A, then N'
> > > > = A x 2 > N. Same rules with 3 or any prime numbers.

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> > > > SF
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> > > Could anyone tell me the biggest "known" primeproduct that has two as
> > > factor?- Hide quoted text -

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> > Well dude , you can suppose you got one and then prove that you can a
> > bigger one .- D?lj citerad text -

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> Ok an easy question i do not have any primeproduct algorithm going, so
> i would be interested in a list of primeproducts less than a million
> that has two as factor?
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> Can not be that many or?
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> If not that many would be nice for 10 000 000 and for 100 000 000?
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> Well if already a million would have couple of 100 i am not that
> interested in the bigger numbers.

What do you mean by "primeproduct"? Do you mean any
number that has 2 as a factor?

For instance, does 2^20 = 1048576 qualify as a "primeproduct"?

If you just mean any number that has two as a factor,
these are called "even numbers", and any number that
ends in 0, 2, 4, 6, or 8 is such a number. Thus, here
is a large even number: 7924720394820394812476

I guarantee that has 2 as a factor.

- Randy