This page is an index to the main mathematical terms and phrases used throughout the wiki
Exponent - In <math>3^5</math>, 5 is the exponent
Factor - A divisor
Factorization - Finding the factors of an integer
Fast Fourier Transform - An algorithm that permits real-time signal spectrum analysis.
Fermat number - Numbers of the form <math> 2^2^r + 1</math>
Generalized Fermat Number - There are different kinds of such numbers.
Mersenne prime - Primes of the type <math>2^n -1</math> (implying n is also prime).
Pépin Test - A test used to prove primality of Fermat numbers.
Perfect number - An integer that is equal to the sum of its divisors, excluding itself.
Prime Number - Numbers only divisible by 1 and the number itself.