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Matlab perfect number problem

  1. May 15, 2007 #1
    hey guys any one reply me the solution for the below problem ASAP.
    can i ve a program to find the perfect numbers using this relationship
    Mp=2^p-1 where Mp is the mersenne prime and p is the integer and the relationship related to perfect number is n=0.5(Mp+1)Mp=[2^(p-1) ]*((2^p)-1)
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  3. May 15, 2007 #2
    Apparently such software for this purpose does exist. http://www.mersenne.org/freesoft.htm I think this is some kind of group effort; you work on little bits of it. The latest find has almost 10,000,000 digits, and this problem has been around for centuries, so you'll be needing a lot of Good Luck!
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