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A074984 m^p-n, for smallest m^p>=n. 0
0, 2, 1, 0, 3, 2, 1, 0, 0, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1, 0, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1, 0, 1, 0, 4, 3, 2, 1, 0, 3, 2, 1, 0, 12, 11, 10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1, 0, 14, 13, 12, 11, 10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1, 0, 16, 15, 14, 13, 12, 11, 10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1, 0, 18, 17, 16, 15, 14, 13, 12, 11, 10, 9, 8 (list; graph; refs; listen; history; text; internal format)
OFFSET

1,2

COMMENTS

a(n) = 0 if n = m^p that is if n is a full power (square, cube etc.).

LINKS

Table of n, a(n) for n=1..92.

MATHEMATICA

powerQ[n_] := GCD @@ FactorInteger[n][[All, 2]] > 1; powerQ[1] = True; a[n_] := For[k = n, True, k++, If[powerQ[k], Return[k-n]]]; Table[a[n], {n, 1, 92}] (* Jean-Fran├žois Alcover, Apr 19 2013 *)

PROG

(PARI) a(n) = { if (n==1, return (0)); my(nn = n); while(! ispower(nn), nn++); return (nn - n); } \\ Michel Marcus, Apr 19 2013

CROSSREFS

Sequence in context: A291895 A177351 A117901 * A112658 A190693 A257571

Adjacent sequences:  A074981 A074982 A074983 * A074985 A074986 A074987

KEYWORD

nonn

AUTHOR

Zak Seidov, Oct 07 2002

STATUS

approved

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