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Message 487 - Posted: 8 Jun 2010, 6:59:16 UTC

6,385- is factored. The composite cofactor was the product of 84-digit and 103-digit prime numbers. Another should finish in a about a week. Let's keep going!
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Message 488 - Posted: 13 Jun 2010, 14:33:39 UTC - in response to Message 487.  

This is s exciting. I Understand what factorisation is about, but what does 6385- facored mean?
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Message 489 - Posted: 13 Jun 2010, 18:39:17 UTC - in response to Message 488.  

This means that we have completed the factorization of the number 6^385-1. It is equal to the product of previously known factors times the 84-digit and 103-digit numbers NFS@Home discovered. The complete factorization of the number is available here.
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