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10001, 100010001, .... (Posted on 2003-05-23) Difficulty: 3 of 5
Consider the following sequence:

10001, 100010001, 1000100010001, 10001000100010001, 100010001000100010001,....

Show that none of them are prime numbers.

See The Solution Submitted by Fernando    
Rating: 3.3333 (6 votes)

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hhmmmm... | Comment 1 of 12
I don't know HOW to prove it yet, but they are not prime numbers because they appear to be products of prime numbers....


  Posted by jude on 2003-05-23 12:03:15
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