# gigantic prime

In a 1992 article, Samuel Yates coined the name**gigantic prime**for any prime with 10,000 or more decimal digits (he had also coined the term titanic primes a decade earlier). At the time these were very rare, now many are known.

**See Also:** TitanicPrime, Megaprime

**Related pages** (outside of this work)

- The largest known primes
- The largest known prime by year (a brief history)
- The twenty largest known primes

**References:**

- Yates92b
S. Yates, "Collecting gigantic and titanic primes,"J. Recreational Math.,24:3 (1992) 193--201. (Annotation available)

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