We now have a 14.188711499214312% probability of finding the first billion digit+ prime number.

Mersenne Primes are the largest Prime Numbers known to man. The largest Mersenne Prime Number is 50th Mersenne prime, 2⁷⁷,232,917 − 1 (a number with 23,249,425 digits). The evidence at hand suggests that a randomly selected Mersenne number is much more likely to be prime than an arbitrary randomly selected odd integer of similar size.Continue reading “We now have a 14.188711499214312% probability of finding the first billion digit+ prime number.”