

A077186


Smallest multiple of prime(n) of the form 123...(k1) k (k1)...321 ( a concatenation of natural numbers from 1 to k and back to 1), or 0 if no such number exists.


5




OFFSET

1,2


COMMENTS

a(7) has 435 digits (k=109) and is too large to include, a(8) has 399 digits (k=103), k(a(10))=1006, k(a(11))=17, k(a(12))=3 so a(12)=12321, k(a(13))=5 so a(13)=123454321, k(a(14))=103, k(a(17))=1019, k(a(18))=1002, k(a(19))=1001, k(a(20))=16  R. J. Mathar, May 06 2006


LINKS

Table of n, a(n) for n=1..6.


PROG

(PARI) palid(n)= { local(resul) ; resul=concat("", n) ; forstep(i=n1, 1, 1, resul=concat(i, resul) ; resul=concat(resul, i) ; ) ; return(eval(resul)) ; } A077186(n)= { local(p) ; if(n==1  n==3, return(0) ; ) ; p=prime(n) ; for(i=1, 1500, if( palid(i)%p ==0, return(i) ; break ; ) ; ) ; return(1) ; } { for(n=1, 20, print("n=", n, " k=", A077186(n)) ; ) ; }  R. J. Mathar, May 06 2006


CROSSREFS

Cf. A077180, A077181, A077182, A077183, A077184, A077187, A077188.
Sequence in context: A045084 A250856 A242716 * A077189 A277947 A321492
Adjacent sequences: A077183 A077184 A077185 * A077187 A077188 A077189


KEYWORD

base,nonn


AUTHOR

Amarnath Murthy, Nov 01 2002


EXTENSIONS

More terms from R. J. Mathar, May 06 2006


STATUS

approved



