[seqfan] Re: A purely hypothetical question on odd perfect numbers and the OEIS

Charles Greathouse charles.greathouse at case.edu
Thu Dec 2 06:27:33 CET 2010

The first term, if it exists, is known to be greater than 10^500.  A
proof that all odd perfect numbers are at least 10^600 is underway,
awaiting certain special-form factorizations.

Charles Greathouse
Case Western Reserve University

On Wed, Dec 1, 2010 at 11:20 PM, N. J. A. Sloane <njas at research.att.com> wrote:
> If the first term was less than 10^80 or so then there is
> no problem, it could be a regular entry in the OEIS
> If the first term were a lot bigger than that, then
> we should create a page for it on the Wiki, entitled
> Odd Perfect Numbers.
>  Best regards
>                         Neil
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