Every odd perfect number has a prime factor which exceeds
Authors:
Peter Hagis Jr. and Graeme L. Cohen
Journal:
Math. Comp. 67 (1998), 13231330
MSC (1991):
Primary 11A25, 11Y70
MathSciNet review:
1484897
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Abstract: It is proved here that every odd perfect number is divisible by a prime greater than .
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Peter Hagis Jr.
Affiliation:
Department of Mathematics, Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19122
Graeme L. Cohen
Affiliation:
Department of Mathematics, Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19122;
School of Mathematical Sciences, University of Technology, Sydney, Broadway, NSW 2007, Australia
Email:
g.cohen@maths.uts.edu.au
DOI:
http://dx.doi.org/10.1090/S002557189800982X
PII:
S 00255718(98)00982X
Received by editor(s):
October 24, 1995
Received by editor(s) in revised form:
July 10, 1996
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American Mathematical Society
