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post #10 of (permalink) Old 02-05-2017, 11:04 PM
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Originally Posted by bfromcolo View Post

As far as I know it just finds amicable number pairs up to 2^64, and there probably isn't much application for them.  Although Wikipedia says they may have mystical powers, it also says there are over 1B known pairs, so I don't know it the ones this project is finding have been found before or are new ones.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amicable_numbers

Umm, JUST? 1 x 2^64 is a MUCH higher number than 1 x 10^18... I think it will take a while...

And like many math projects, especially PRIME projects, they climb that arithmetic mountain "Because It's There!" and for no other practical reason I can ascertain....

LOL!

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PS: This about all I am going to do, two are pending... I may give a couple to the 2P setup just for grins later...



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