Want to earn $150,000? – Mersenne prime search

What's a Mersenne prime?        How hard could it be to find the next one?

Why are there only 50 known Mersenne primes?     What's with $150,000?

The activity:  NewMersennePrime.pdf

CCSS: 4.OA, 5.OA, 6.EE, 8.EE, MP1, MP5, MP7, MP8

For members we have an editable Word docx and solutions/discussion notes.

NewMersennePrime.docx    NewMersennePrime-solution.pdf

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