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A079907 Numbers n such that 11*12^n -1 is prime. 15
1, 2, 21, 25, 33, 54, 78, 235, 1566, 2273, 2310, 4121, 7775, 42249, 105974, 138961 (list; graph; refs; listen; history; text; internal format)
OFFSET

1,2

COMMENTS

a(17) > 2*10^5. - Robert Price, Mar 20 2015

REFERENCES

R. K. Guy, Unsolved Problems in Theory of Numbers, Section A3.

LINKS

Table of n, a(n) for n=1..16.

Steven Harvey, Williams Primes

H. C. Williams, The primality of certain integers of the form 2Ar^n - 1, Acta Arith. 39 (1981), 7-17.

MATHEMATICA

Do[ If[ PrimeQ[11*12^n - 1], Print[n]], {n, 1, 2000}]

Select[Range[10000], PrimeQ[(11 12^# - 1)] &] (* Vincenzo Librandi, Mar 21 2015 *)

PROG

(PARI) for(n=1, 2000, if(isprime(11*12^n-1), print1(n, ", ")))

(MAGMA) [n: n in [1..600]| IsPrime(11*12^n - 1)]; // Vincenzo Librandi, Mar 21 2015

CROSSREFS

Cf. A003307, A002235, A046865, A079906, A046866, A001771, A005541, A056725, A046867.

Sequence in context: A041513 A135053 A042565 * A075715 A294377 A071761

Adjacent sequences:  A079904 A079905 A079906 * A079908 A079909 A079910

KEYWORD

nonn,hard

AUTHOR

Robert G. Wilson v, Jan 16 2003

EXTENSIONS

More terms from Herman Jamke (hermanjamke(AT)fastmail.fm), Jan 05 2008

a(13)-a(16) from Robert Price, Mar 20 2015

STATUS

approved

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