## Solution for problem 3 Chapter 11

# Prove that the Mersenne number M29 is composite

Elementary Number Theory | 7th Edition

Prove that the Mersenne number M29 is composite.

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Math 1432 Section 15738 MWF 10-11am SEC 100 Dr. Melahat Almus almus@math.uh.edu http://www.math.uh.edu/~almus COURSE WEBSITE: http://www.math.uh.edu/~almus/1432_fall16.html and www.casa.uh.edu Visit CASA regularly for announcements and course material! Read the syllabus posted on the course website. If you email me, please mention the course (1432) in the subject line. Access Code Deadline: Did you take practice test 1 Test 1 Quiz 1 Purchase Popper scantrons with your section number from UH Bookstore. Respect your friends. Do not distract anyone during lectures.

###### Chapter 11, Problem 3 is Solved

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