# SOLUTION: Select any prime number greater than 3. Square it and subtract 1. What is the largest number that must be a divisor of the result?

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 Question 268098: Select any prime number greater than 3. Square it and subtract 1. What is the largest number that must be a divisor of the result?Answer by Alan3354(30993)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!Select any prime number greater than 3. Square it and subtract 1. What is the largest number that must be a divisor of the result? ----------- n = prime number --> n^2 - 1 = (n+1)*(n-1) n+1 is a factor. Maybe that's what the question is ??