

A077796


Palindromic wing primes (a.k.a. nearrepdigit palindromes) of the form 7*(10^a(n)1)/9+2*10^[ a(n)/2 ].


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3, 5, 17, 39, 41, 425, 561, 1775, 2043, 11031, 16233, 23705
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OFFSET

1,1


COMMENTS

Prime versus probable prime status and proofs are given in the author's table.


REFERENCES

C. Caldwell and H. Dubner, "Journal of Recreational Mathematics", Volume 28, No. 1, 199697, pp. 19.


LINKS

Table of n, a(n) for n=1..12.
Patrick De Geest, World!Of Numbers, Palindromic Wing Primes (PWP's)
Makoto Kamada, Prime numbers of the form 77...77977...77
Index entries for primes involving repunits.


FORMULA

a(n) = 2*A183183(n)+1.


EXAMPLE

a(n)=17 > 7*(10^171)/9+2*10^8 = 77777777977777777.


MATHEMATICA

Do[ If[ PrimeQ[(7*10^n + 18*10^Floor[n/2]  7)/9], Print[n]], {n, 3, 23800, 2}] (* Robert G. Wilson v, Dec 16 2005 *)


CROSSREFS

Cf. A004023, A077775A077798, A107123A107127, A107648, A107649, A115073, A183174A183187.
Sequence in context: A148516 A148517 A148518 * A241249 A067062 A148519
Adjacent sequences: A077793 A077794 A077795 * A077797 A077798 A077799


KEYWORD

more,nonn,base


AUTHOR

Patrick De Geest, Nov 16 2002.


STATUS

approved



