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A057173 Numbers n such that (7^n + 1)/8 is a prime. 13
3, 17, 23, 29, 47, 61, 1619, 18251, 106187, 201653 (list; graph; refs; listen; history; text; internal format)
OFFSET

1,1

COMMENTS

(7^1619+1)/8, a 1368-digit number, has been certified prime with Primo. - Rick L. Shepherd, May 19 2002

LINKS

Table of n, a(n) for n=1..10.

J. Brillhart et al., Factorizations of b^n +- 1, Contemporary Mathematics, Vol. 22, Amer. Math. Soc., Providence, RI, 3rd edition, 2002.

H. Dubner and T. Granlund, Primes of the Form (b^n+1)/(b+1), J. Integer Sequences, 3 (2000), #P00.2.7.

Eric Weisstein's World of Mathematics, Repunit

H. Lifchitz, Mersenne and Fermat primes field

MATHEMATICA

lst={}; Do[p=(7^n+1)/8; If[PrimeQ[p], AppendTo[lst, n]], {n, 7!}]; lst (* Vladimir Joseph Stephan Orlovsky, Sep 29 2008 *)

CROSSREFS

Sequence in context: A019369 A019380 A126692 * A109371 A272176 A082372

Adjacent sequences:  A057170 A057171 A057172 * A057174 A057175 A057176

KEYWORD

nonn

AUTHOR

N. J. A. Sloane, Sep 15 2000

EXTENSIONS

a(9)=106187 is a probable prime based on Fermat primality testing and trial factoring to 2E13. - Paul Bourdelais, Apr 07 2008

a(10)=201653 is a probable prime discovered by Paul Bourdelais, Feb 17 2010

STATUS

approved

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