Accession Number:

AD0627379

Title:

PRIMALITY OF A CERTAIN CLASS OF INTEGERS

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

ARMY BALLISTIC RESEARCH LAB ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND MD

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1965-08-01

Pagination or Media Count:

23.0

Abstract:

This report is concerned with determining the primeness of the members of a class of numbers of the form, B sub p 2 to the pth power 13, where p is an odd prime. This class is similar to the Mersenne and Fermat numbers. A theorem is proven which characterizes the factors of B sub p. This study was conducted using BRLESC, the high-speed digital computer at BRL and a description is given of the program used. Finally, the B sub ps that were found to be prime as well as the B sub ps that were found to be composite are tabulated.

Subject Categories:

  • Theoretical Mathematics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE