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A097685 Numbers n such that R_n + 8 is prime, where R_n = 11...1 is the repunit (A002275) of length n. 3
2, 5, 6, 8, 17, 50, 684, 720, 1452, 1679, 3146, 72821 (list; graph; refs; listen; history; text; internal format)
OFFSET

1,1

COMMENTS

Also numbers n such that (10^n+71)/9 is prime.

Values indicate primes of the form "(n-1) ones followed by a nine". Related to the base 10 repunit primes.

a(13) > 10^5. - Robert Price, Nov 01 2014

LINKS

Table of n, a(n) for n=1..12.

Makoto Kamada, Prime numbers of the form 11...119.

Index entries for primes involving repunits

FORMULA

a(n) = A056659(n) + 1.

MATHEMATICA

Do[ If[ PrimeQ[(10^n - 1)/9 + 8], Print[n]], {n, 0, 5000}] (* Robert G. Wilson v, Oct 14 2004 *)

CROSSREFS

Cf. A004023, A056659, A097683, A097684.

Sequence in context: A191140 A271430 A326854 * A136369 A305511 A269472

Adjacent sequences:  A097682 A097683 A097684 * A097686 A097687 A097688

KEYWORD

nonn,more,hard

AUTHOR

Carl R. White, Aug 19 2004

EXTENSIONS

a(12) from Robert Price, Nov 01 2014

STATUS

approved

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