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Newest Prime Number: World’s Largest Prime Number Discovered

January 21, 2016

LPrimeNewest Prime Number: World’s Largest Prime Number discovered by Dr. Curtis Cooper from the University of Central Missouri. It is around 22 million digits long.

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This new prime number — divisible by only 1 and itself — was verified this week by a supercomputer at Squirrels, a software development company in North Canton, Ohio. Read here for more information: http://www.cleveland.com/akron/index.ssf/2016/01/north_canton_supercomputer_ver.html#incart_river_home_pop

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