The Biggest Prime

February 8, 2013

It has been widely reported that a new “biggest prime” was found two weeks ago. The prime, which has 17,425,170 digits, is:

257,885,161 − 1

Your task is to write a program that displays all seventeen million digits of the biggest prime. When you are finished, you are welcome to read or run a suggested solution, or to post your own solution or discuss the exercise in the comments below.


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