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 A019554 Smallest number whose square is divisible by n. 28

%I

%S 1,2,3,2,5,6,7,4,3,10,11,6,13,14,15,4,17,6,19,10,21,22,23,12,5,26,9,

%T 14,29,30,31,8,33,34,35,6,37,38,39,20,41,42,43,22,15,46,47,12,7,10,51,

%U 26,53,18,55,28,57,58,59,30,61,62,21,8,65,66,67,34,69,70,71,12,73,74,15,38,77

%N Smallest number whose square is divisible by n.

%C A note on square roots of numbers: we can write sqrt(n) = b*sqrt(c) where c is squarefree. Then b = A000188(n) is the "inner square root" of n, c = A007913(n), lcm(b,c) = A007947(n) = "squarefree kernel" of n and bc = A019554(n) = "outer square root" of n. [The relation with LCM is wrong if b is not squarefree. One must, e.g., replace b with A007947(b). - _M. F. Hasler_, Mar 03 2018]

%C Instead of the terms "inner square root" and "outer square root", we may use the terms "lower square root" and "upper square root", respectively. Upper k-th roots have been studied by Broughan (2002, 2003, 2006). - _Petros Hadjicostas_, Sep 15 2019

%H T. D. Noe, <a href="/A019554/b019554.txt">Table of n, a(n) for n = 1..10000</a>

%H H. Bottomley, <a href="http://fs.gallup.unm.edu/Bottomley-Sm-Mult-Functions.htm">Some Smarandache-type multiplicative sequences</a>.

%H Kevin A. Broughan, <a href="http://www.math.waikato.ac.nz/~kab/papers/div4.pdf">Restricted divisor sums</a>, Acta Arithmetica, 101(2) (2002), 105-114.

%H Kevin A. Broughan, <a href="https://doi.org/10.4064/aa101-2-2">Restricted divisor sums</a>, Acta Arithmetica, 101(2) (2002), 105-114.

%H Kevin A. Broughan, <a href="http://ijpam.eu/contents/2003-5-3/2/2.pdf">Relationship between the integer conductor and k-th root functions</a>, Int. J. Pure Appl. Math. 5(3) (2003), 253-275.

%H Kevin A. Broughan, <a href="http://nzjm.math.auckland.ac.nz/images/d/d6/Relaxations_of_the_ABC_Conjecture_using_integer_k%27th_roots.pdf">Relaxations of the ABC Conjecture using integer k'th roots</a>, New Zealand J. Math. 35(2) (2006), 121-136.

%H F. Smarandache, <a href="http://www.gallup.unm.edu/~smarandache/CP2.pdf">Collected Papers, Vol. II</a>, Tempus Publ. Hse, Bucharest, 1996.

%H Eric Weisstein's World of Mathematics, <a href="http://mathworld.wolfram.com/SmarandacheCeilFunction.html">Smarandache Ceil Function</a>.

%F Replace any square factors in n by their square roots.

%F Multiplicative with a(p^e) = p^ceiling(e/2).

%F Dirichlet series:

%F Sum_{n>=1} a(n)/n^s = zeta(2*s-1)*zeta(s-1)/zeta(2*s-2), (Re(s) > 2);

%F Sum_{n>=1} (1/a(n))/n^s = zeta(2*s+1)*zeta(s+1)/zeta(2*s+2), (Re(s) > 0).

%F a(n) = n/A000188(n).

%F a(n) = denominator of n/n^(3/2). - _Arkadiusz Wesolowski_, Dec 04 2011

%F a(n) = Product_{k=1..A001221(n)} A027748(n,k)^ceiling(a124010(n,k)/2). - _Reinhard Zumkeller_, Apr 13 2013

%p with(numtheory):A019554 := proc(n) local i: RETURN(op(mul(i,i=map(x->x^ceil(x/2),ifactors(n))))); end;

%t Flatten[Table[Select[Range[n],Divisible[#^2,n]&,1],{n,100}]] (* _Harvey P. Dale_, Oct 17 2011 *)

%o (PARI) a(n)=n/core(n,1) \\ _Charles R Greathouse IV_, Feb 24, 2011

%o a019554 n = product \$ zipWith (^)

%o (a027748_row n) (map ((`div` 2) . (+ 1)) \$ a124010_row n)

%o -- _Reinhard Zumkeller_, Apr 13 2013

%Y Cf. A000188 (inner square root), A053150 (inner 3rd root), A019555 (outer 3rd root), A053164 (inner 4th root), A053166 (outer 4th root), A015052 (outer 5th root), A015053 (outer 6th root).

%Y Cf. A007913, A007947, A008833, A015049.

%K nonn,easy,mult,nice

%O 1,2

%A R. Muller

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