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A110931 Numbers k such that 2*k^k - 1 is prime. 7
2, 3, 357, 1400 (list; graph; refs; listen; history; text; internal format)
OFFSET

1,1

COMMENTS

a(5) > 4000. - Ray G. Opao, Oct 23 2014

a(5) > 101000. - Serge Batalov, Apr 13 2018

LINKS

Table of n, a(n) for n=1..4.

EXAMPLE

3 is in the sequence since 2*3^3 - 1 = 53 is prime.

MATHEMATICA

Select[Range[1000], PrimeQ[2*#^# - 1] &] (* Vaclav Kotesovec, Oct 31 2014 *)

PROG

(PARI) for(n=1, 2000, 1; if(isprime(2*n^n-1), print(n))) \\ Ray G. Opao, Oct 23 2014

(MAGMA) [n: n in [0..500] | IsPrime(2*n^n-1)]; // Vincenzo Librandi, Nov 01 2014

CROSSREFS

Numbers k such that b*k^k - b + 1 is prime: this sequence (b=2), A301521 (b=4), A302123 (b=6).

Cf. A110932, A062207, A108318.

Sequence in context: A177505 A068104 A065586 * A097654 A156986 A066849

Adjacent sequences:  A110928 A110929 A110930 * A110932 A110933 A110934

KEYWORD

more,nonn,hard

AUTHOR

Ray G. Opao, Sep 25 2005

STATUS

approved

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