The Problem: What is the largest prime factor of the number 600851475143 ? My solution (in C++): This may be faster if I pre-generate primes less than the input using the Sieve of Eratosthenes method, then dividing by those primes.

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The Problem: What is the largest prime factor of the number 600851475143 ? My solution (in C++): This may be faster if I pre-generate primes less than the input using the Sieve of Eratosthenes method, then dividing by those primes.