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A177983 a(1)=3. Otherwise the average of the least prime divisors of 2n-1 and 2n+3. 2
3, 5, 4, 9, 8, 7, 15, 11, 10, 21, 4, 13, 17, 17, 16, 18, 20, 4, 39, 23, 22, 45, 5, 25, 30, 4, 28, 32, 32, 31, 33, 35, 4, 69, 38, 37, 40, 41, 5, 81, 4, 43, 47, 5, 46, 6, 50, 4, 99, 53, 52, 105, 56, 55, 111, 4, 58, 6, 7, 5, 8, 65, 4, 129, 5, 67, 72, 71, 70, 75, 4, 7, 77, 77, 76, 78, 80, 4, 82, 83 (list; graph; refs; listen; history; text; internal format)
OFFSET

1,1

COMMENTS

Lim inf (n->infinity) (a(n)/n)=0.

If there exist infinitely many cousin primes (A023200), then lim sup (n->infinity) (a(n)/ n)=2.

LINKS

Table of n, a(n) for n=1..80.

FORMULA

a(n) = (A090368(n)+A090368(n+2))/2 . [R. J. Mathar, Oct 25 2010]

MAPLE

A090368 := proc(n) A020639(2*n-1) ; end proc:

A177983 := proc(n) (A090368(n)+A090368(n+2)) /2 ; end proc:

seq(A177983(n), n=1..80) ; # R. J. Mathar, Oct 25 2010

PROG

(PARI) a(n) = if (n==1, 3, (factor(2*n-1)[1, 1] + factor(2*n+3)[1, 1])/2); \\ Michel Marcus, Feb 08 2016

CROSSREFS

Cf. A020639, A177961.

Sequence in context: A075380 A248497 A255439 * A294673 A078439 A007063

Adjacent sequences:  A177980 A177981 A177982 * A177984 A177985 A177986

KEYWORD

nonn,easy

AUTHOR

Vladimir Shevelev, May 16 2010

EXTENSIONS

I corrected a(25). It should be 30 (not 31) Vladimir Shevelev, May 22 2010

More terms from R. J. Mathar, Oct 25 2010

STATUS

approved

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