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Solinas prime

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Solinas prime

In mathematics, a Solinas prime, named after Jerome Solinas, is a prime number of the form 2a ± 2b ± 1, where 0 < b < a.

For example, the first five pairs of twin primes are also Solinas primes.

The first few Solinas primes are


The first odd prime that is not a Solinas prime is 43.

See also

External links

  • Jerome A. Solinas, "Generalized Mersenne Numbers" (pdf)
fr:Séquence de nombres premiers#Nombre de Solinas premier
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