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Resonance

, Volume 11, Issue 2, pp 78-87

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The Sierpinski problem

  • Shailesh A. ShiraliAffiliated withAmber Valley Residential School

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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 numbers Fermat numbers Chinese remainder theorem covering set