

A078457


a(n) = least positive k such that the remainder when 3^k is divided by k is n.


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1, 2, 2929, 5, 41459, 76, 21, 295, 2352527, 10, 963400369, 1162, 15, 68, 22082967607, 42, 144937, 217, 25, 1054, 1948397, 60, 14495, 266, 721, 28, 4343, 33, 193511, 52, 6884974839, 49, 1055, 48, 622699582951, 39806, 333, 44, 205, 70, 791, 460, 335, 725, 439889
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OFFSET

0,2


COMMENTS

a(n) > n. Numbers n such that a(n1) = n are listed in A015949.
a(n) for which no value is currently known: n = 394, 494, 634, 730, 974, 986, 1000, ...


LINKS

Table of n, a(n) for n=0..44.
Fausto A. C. Cariboni, Table of n, a(n) for n = 0..10000 with 1 for large entries where a(n) has not yet been found, Nov 23 2016 [With 162 new terms, this supersedes the earlier table from Robert G. Wilson v et al.]
JanChristoph SchlagePuchta, C program
Robert G. Wilson v et al., Table of n, a(n) for n = 0..10000 with 1 for those entries where a(n) has not yet been found


MATHEMATICA

a = Table[0, {50}]; Do[b = PowerMod[3, n, n]; If[b < 51 && a[[b]] == 0, a[[b]] = n], {n, 1, 56*10^6}]; a
t = Table[0, {1000} ]; k = 1; While[ k < 200000000, a = PowerMod[3, k, k]; If[a < 1001 && t[[a]] == 0, t[[a]] = k; Print[{a, k}]]; k++ ]; t


CROSSREFS

Cf. A015949, A036236, A119678, A119679, A127816, A119715, A119714, A127817, A127818, A127819, A127820, A127821.
Sequence in context: A109119 A002495 A242109 * A128148 A158348 A158904
Adjacent sequences: A078454 A078455 A078456 * A078458 A078459 A078460


KEYWORD

nonn


AUTHOR

Robert G. Wilson v, Dec 31 2002


EXTENSIONS

More terms from Don Reble (djr(AT)nk.ca), Jan 02 2003
a(14) conjectured by Max Alekseyev, Jun 17 2006
a(14) confirmed by Ryan Propper, Feb 03 2007
a(30) from Ryan Propper, Feb 03 2007
a(56), a(110), a(128), a(134), a(187), a(286), a(348), a(392), a(470), a(512), a(550), a(596), a(672), a(676), a(688), a(703), a(716), a(748), a(772), a(784), a(860), a(980) from JanChristoph SchlagePuchta (jcp(AT)mathematik.unifreiburg.de), May 26 2008
Corrections from Jon E. Schoenfield, Oct 10 2008
a(664), a(928) from Mark Forbes (m.g.forbes(AT)ieee.org), Oct 25 2009
a(34), a(74), a(160) from Hagen von Eitzen, May 08, Jun 16 2009
a(254), a(310) from Daniel Morel, Sep 13, Sep 29 2009
Edited by Max Alekseyev, Feb 11 2012


STATUS

approved



