E719  Methodus generalior numeros quosvis satis grandes perscrutandi utrum sint primi necne?
(A more general method by which all adequately large numbers may be scrutinized for whether or not they are prime)
Summary:
This is similar to E718, using idoneal numbers
to find large primes. This time, Euler gets 11866009 and 18518809.
Publication:

Originally published in Nova Acta Academiae Scientarum Imperialis Petropolitinae 14, 1805, pp. 1151

Opera Omnia: Series 1, Volume 4, pp. 360  394
 Reprinted in Commentat. arithm. 2, 1849, pp. 220242 [E719a]
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