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**Primenumbers****Member**- Registered: 2013-01-22
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For a mersenne prime............

, all possible prime factors will = where n= prime and m=any multiple..........This will **definitely** work because of Fermat's little theorem

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Primenumbers wrote:

, all possible prime factors will = where n= prime and m=any multiple..........

This is just another way of stating Fermat's little theorem, nothing new.

The statement is clearly true for *n* = 2.

If *n* is an odd prime then

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**Primenumbers****Member**- Registered: 2013-01-22
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I don't get it. Why would.................

Nehushtan wrote:

prove that all possible prime factors will =mn+1..........................?

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**googol****Member**- From: Delft, The Netherlands
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