Resonance

, Volume 11, Issue 2, pp 78–87

The Sierpinski problem

  • Shailesh A. Shirali
Classroom

DOI: 10.1007/BF02837277

Cite this article as:
Shirali, S.A. Reson (2006) 11: 78. doi:10.1007/BF02837277
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Abstract

In this article, we describe briefly a number-theoretic problem first studied by Sierpiński, now known as theSierpiński problem. The problem remains open.

Keywords

Sierpiński numbersFermat numbersChinese remainder theoremcovering set

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© Indian Academy of Sciences 2006

Authors and Affiliations

  • Shailesh A. Shirali
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  1. 1.Amber Valley Residential SchoolChikmagalur KarnatakaIndia