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 A155882 Smallest positive prime number such that a(n)-2n is also prime, a(n) < a(n+1), and the differences a(n)-2n must increase with n. 1
 5, 11, 17, 31, 41, 53, 61, 83, 89, 103, 131, 137, 157, 167, 179, 199, 227, 233, 271, 281, 293, 307, 317, 331, 367, 383, 401, 409, 431, 439, 463, 503, 509, 547, 557, 563, 577, 599, 619, 643, 653, 661, 673, 701, 709, 733, 821, 829, 859, 887, 911, 967, 983, 991 (list; graph; refs; listen; history; text; internal format)
 OFFSET 1,1 COMMENTS Subtracting from a(1) twice n=1 gives 5-2=3, which is a prime number; subtracting from a(2) twice n=2 gives 11-4=7, which is a prime number; subtracting from a(3) twice n=3 gives 17-6=11, which is a prime number; subtracting from a(4) twice n=4 gives 31-8=23, which is a prime number; etc. LINKS Alois P. Heinz, Table of n, a(n) for n = 1..1000 MAPLE b:= proc(n) option remember; global a; a(n); b(n) end: a:= proc(n) option remember; local m; global b; if n=1 then b(1):= 3; 5 else for m from a(n-1)+2 by 2 while not (isprime(m) and (b(n-1)

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