Mersenne Primes: History, Theorems and Lists
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|Chris Caldwell; Dept. of Mathematics & Computer Science, Univ. of Tennessee at Martin|
|When 2n-1 is prime it is said to be a Mersenne prime. Page contents: Early History; Perfect Numbers and a Few Theorems; Table of Known Mersenne Primes; The Lucas-Lehmer Test and Recent History; Conjectures and Unsolved Problems; Remote pages on Mersennes: Marin Mersenne, the man; Summary of the Status of the Search for Mersenne Primes.|
|Levels:||High School (9-12), College, Research|
|Math Topics:||Prime Numbers|
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