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## Main Question or Discussion Point

Hi, I am writing up a project based on an algorithm for factoring large numbers, I have reached seemingly simple point where I am stuck, I wonder if anyone can help me?

I am trying to factor a large N such that N=pq for unknown primes p and q, I have described a method to find a value for (p-1)(q-1) from N and now have the problem of recovering p and q.

So N is given and (p-1)(q-1) is given, how do I carry on? Thanks

I am trying to factor a large N such that N=pq for unknown primes p and q, I have described a method to find a value for (p-1)(q-1) from N and now have the problem of recovering p and q.

So N is given and (p-1)(q-1) is given, how do I carry on? Thanks