# Largest prime number ever know !

The largest prime number till found in

2^{43112609} – 1 ( mersenne primes )

This number was discovered by G1 year 2008 . This number has total of 12978189 digits . Landon Curt Noll computed the decimal value of this prime with calc and the English name with number.

Here is the top 10 mersenne primes known

rank | prime | digits | who | when | reference |
---|---|---|---|---|---|

1 | 2^{43112609}-1 |
12978189 | G10 | 2008 | Mersenne 47?? |

2 | 2^{42643801}-1 |
12837064 | G12 | 2009 | Mersenne 46?? |

3 | 2^{37156667}-1 |
11185272 | G11 | 2008 | Mersenne 45? |

4 | 2^{32582657}-1 |
9808358 | G9 | 2006 | Mersenne 44? |

5 | 2^{30402457}-1 |
9152052 | G9 | 2005 | Mersenne 43? |

6 | 2^{25964951}-1 |
7816230 | G8 | 2005 | Mersenne 42? |

7 | 2^{24036583}-1 |
7235733 | G7 | 2004 | Mersenne 41 |

8 | 2^{20996011}-1 |
6320430 | G6 | 2003 | Mersenne 40 |

9 | 2^{13466917}-1 |
4053946 | G5 | 2001 | Mersenne 39 |

10 | 2^{6972593}-1 |
2098960 | G4 | 1999 | Mersenne 38 |

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Posted on Thursday,April 5, 2012, in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink. 2 Comments.

#10 on your list is wrong – its 19249 x 2^13018586 + 1, digits: 3918990 , 2007

Well a interesting thing about primes is the ulam spiral . You may chech it out