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Perfect numbers - a lower bound for an odd perfect number


  • Berdellima, Arian


In this work we construct a lower bound for an odd perfect number in terms of the number of its distinct prime factors. We further generalize the formula for any natural number for which the number of its distinct prime factors is known.

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  • Berdellima, Arian, 2011. "Perfect numbers - a lower bound for an odd perfect number," MPRA Paper 31218, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  • Handle: RePEc:pra:mprapa:31218

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    Perfect Numbers; Odd Perfect Numbers; Positive Divisors; Prime Factors; Lower Bound.;

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    • A19 - General Economics and Teaching - - General Economics - - - Other

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