Removing Digits


A prime number is a number with only two factors, itself and one (29 for example). Find the largest prime number that remains a prime number when the right most digit is removed until only one digit remains (73 fits this pattern as both 73 and 7 are prime numbers, for example).

– This puzzle was suggested by Paul Cleary

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