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Re: Factoring problem, solved
Posted:
Jan 19, 2005 6:58 PM


jstevh@msn.com wrote: >> I am increasingly certain that I've solved the factoring problem.
to which Peter Trei replied: > Feel free to demonstrate your system on the RSA Factoring > Challenge numbers. There are prizes ranging from $20,000 > (for factoring the 640 bit challenge), up to $200,000 > (2048 bits).
I wonder if I just tried random factors if my odds of finding a solution in, say, a year, would be better or worse than my odds of winning a state lottery.
Bob H



