Found a new largest Prime number

Found a new largest Prime number

MOSCOW, 8 Jan — RIA Novosti. The participants of the project Great Internet Mersenne Prime Search (GIMPS) announced the discovery of a new very large Prime number.

The number contains 23249425 signs, it is difficult to reflect visually, so it was given the designation M77232917.

This is the 14th Prime number which was discovered by GIMPS participants.

The discovery was made by a resident of Tennessee Jonathan pace, and then other members have tested it on their computers.

A Prime number divided by one and itself. The beginning of the sequence looks like the following: 2,3,5,7, 11, 13, 17, 19, 23 and so on. The last number, which stood at the end of the chain, was opened in January 2016.