

A119353


Smallest value obtained by writing n in base b > 1 such that n in base b uses no digit b1 and then interpreting this as a base b1 number.


2



0, 1, 2, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 6, 4, 5, 9, 6, 7, 12, 12, 9, 10, 11, 16, 12, 13, 14, 20, 15, 16, 17, 8, 9, 25, 10, 11, 18, 19, 20, 24, 12, 13, 23, 14, 15, 25, 26, 31, 32, 33, 34, 42, 35, 36, 32, 33, 34, 35, 40, 36, 37, 38, 39, 45, 40, 41, 42, 43, 27, 28, 29, 46, 30, 31, 32, 55, 33, 34, 35
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OFFSET

0,3


COMMENTS

The b that produces the smallest value is always the smallest b such that n in base b does not use b1.


LINKS

Rémy Sigrist, Table of n, a(n) for n = 0..10000


EXAMPLE

10 = 101_3, 101_2 = 5, so a(10) = 5.
11 = 102_3, which has a 2; 11 = 23_4, which has a 3; 11 = 21_5, 21_4 = 9, so a(11) = 9.


PROG

(PARI) a(n) = for (b=3, oo, my (d=digits(n, b)); if (#d==0  vecmax(d) < b1, return (fromdigits(d, b1)))) \\ Rémy Sigrist, May 07 2018


CROSSREFS

Cf. A119352.
Sequence in context: A329904 A331307 A331306 * A140859 A072586 A329548
Adjacent sequences: A119350 A119351 A119352 * A119354 A119355 A119356


KEYWORD

base,nonn


AUTHOR

Franklin T. AdamsWatters, May 15 2006


STATUS

approved



