

A093812


a(1) = 1; for n > 1, a(n) is the smallest positive integer not already used such that a(n)*a(n1) + 1 is a fourth power.


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1, 15, 17, 1680, 421, 56086995, 9940915081637, 31271643639794562523698024915, 3090319883395626207270178075850946683940891639487741952, 9721376888636052447184767296534734059409700304429485542107645657085305
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OFFSET

1,2


COMMENTS

The next terms are (to two significant digits) 9.6*10^95, 3.0*10^111, 3.0*10^137, 9.4*10^152, 9.3*10^178.


LINKS

Table of n, a(n) for n=1..10.


EXAMPLE

The 4th roots of unity mod 17 are 1, 4, 13 and 16. (4^4  1)/17 = 15, which has already been used, so 17 is followed by (13^4  1)/17 = 1680.


CROSSREFS

Cf. A091569, A083203.
Sequence in context: A091017 A157716 A113968 * A159840 A124609 A102500
Adjacent sequences: A093809 A093810 A093811 * A093813 A093814 A093815


KEYWORD

nonn


AUTHOR

David Wasserman, May 20 2004


STATUS

approved



