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Factoring a large number.

  1. Sep 9, 2011 #1
    Is there any kind of theorem, algorithm on factoring a large number into primes and which I could use (the theorem) with a 6-digit number? Thanks.
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  3. Sep 9, 2011 #2
    Do you want to do it by hand?
  4. Sep 9, 2011 #3
    Yes, I need to do it by hand. I can use a calculator though.
    Last edited: Sep 9, 2011
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