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Project Euler, problem 3, largest prime factor

Problem 3 : The prime factors of 13195 are 5, 7, 13 and 29. What is the largest prime factor of the number 600851475143 ? To solve this, I needed to understand the process of prime factorisation (surprisingly, it is something which I was never taught at school/uni). What we need to do, is to […]