A-2: Arithmetic Calculations
Determine if 29−1 is a composite number or a prime. If it is composite, find its integer factors.
Maple Solution - Interactive
Context Panel: Test Primality
29−1→check for primefalse
Context Panel: Integer Factors
29−1= factor ⁡7⁢⁡73
Maple Solution - Coded
Test primality with the isprime command.
Obtain integer factors with the ifactor command.
Note: After typing each command, press Enter to evaluate it. To save space in this ebook, we will frequently not show the output in the Coded Solution when it is the same as that in the Interactive Solution.
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