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Conditions Equivalent to the Existence of Odd Perfect Numbers

by Judy A. Holdener (Kenyon College)

This article originally appeared in:
Mathematics Magazine
December, 2006

Subject classification(s): Algebra and Number Theory | Number Theory
Applicable Course(s): 4.3 Number Theory

The existence of an odd perfect number is related to the abundancy index.


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