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A140525 a(1)=2. For n >=2, a(n) = the least integer >= a(n-1) that is not coprime to both a(n-1)+1 and a(n-1). 1
2, 6, 14, 18, 38, 42, 86, 90, 98, 102, 206, 210, 422, 426, 434, 438, 878, 882, 1766, 1770, 1778, 1782, 3566, 3570, 7142, 7146, 7154, 7158, 14318, 14322, 28646, 28650, 28658, 28662, 57326, 57330, 114662, 114666, 114674, 114678, 229358, 229362, 229400 (list; graph; refs; listen; history; text; internal format)
OFFSET

1,1

COMMENTS

Also: a(n+1) = a(n)+1 + least prime factor of (a(n)+1), according to an observation by Peter Pein, proved by M. F. Hasler, cf. link. - M. F. Hasler, Feb 09 2009

LINKS

Table of n, a(n) for n=1..43.

Peter Pein and M. F. Hasler: Post to the SeqFan list, Feb 09 2009 [From M. F. Hasler, Feb 09 2009]

MATHEMATICA

a = {2}; Do[ i = a[ [ -1 ] ] + 1; While[ Min[ GCD[ a[ [ -1 ] ], i ], GCD[ a[ [ -1 ] ] + 1, i ] ] == 1, i++ ]; AppendTo[ a, i ], {40} ]; a (* Stefan Steinerberger, Aug 04 2008 *)

PROG

(PARI) print1(a=2); for(i=2, 99, print1(", "a+=1+factor(a+1)[1, 1])) \\ M. F. Hasler, Feb 09 2009

CROSSREFS

Equals A144751 - 1.

Sequence in context: A186299 A163777 A215807 * A189804 A246068 A032643

Adjacent sequences:  A140522 A140523 A140524 * A140526 A140527 A140528

KEYWORD

nonn

AUTHOR

Leroy Quet, Jul 02 2008

EXTENSIONS

More terms from Stefan Steinerberger, Aug 04 2008

a(42)-a(43) from Ray Chandler, Jun 25 2009

STATUS

approved

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