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A factor of $ F\sb{17}$


Author: Gary B. Gostin
Journal: Math. Comp. 35 (1980), 975-976
MSC: Primary 10A25; Secondary 10-04
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1090/S0025-5718-1980-0572869-7
MathSciNet review: 572869
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Abstract: A prime factor is given for $ {F_{17}}$. The method of factoring and its machine implementation are given.


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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1090/S0025-5718-1980-0572869-7
Article copyright: © Copyright 1980 American Mathematical Society

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