Journal of the Australian Mathematical Society (Series A)

Research Article

Odd triperfect numbers are divisible by twelve distinct prime factors

Masao Kishorea1

a1 Department of Mathematics East Carolina University Greenville, NC 27834, U.S.A.

Abstract

We prove that an odd triperfect number has at least twelve distinct prime factors.

(Received April 09 1985)

(Revised February 27 1986)

1980 Mathematics subject classification (Amer. Math. Soc.)

  • 11 A 20