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A182375 Positive integers n such that n*2^n - 3 is prime. 0
2, 4, 5, 14, 16, 17, 34, 38, 133, 175, 218, 284, 1036, 1441, 1550, 2893, 2933, 3770 (list; graph; refs; listen; history; text; internal format)
OFFSET

1,1

COMMENTS

Similar to the Woodall primes, A050918.

The next term in this sequence is unknown; if it is infinite, the next term is greater than 8000.

LINKS

Table of n, a(n) for n=1..18.

EXAMPLE

5 = 2*2^2 - 3;  61 = 4*2^4 - 3;  157 = 5*2^5 - 3

MAPLE

#choose N large, then S is the desired set

f:=n->n*2^n - 3:

S:={}:

for n from 0 to N do if(isprime(f(n))) then S:=S union {n}: fi: od

CROSSREFS

Cf. A050918.  Values for primes are A182352.

Sequence in context: A174513 A000063 A039574 * A295402 A121410 A002959

Adjacent sequences:  A182372 A182373 A182374 * A182376 A182377 A182378

KEYWORD

nonn

AUTHOR

Patrick Devlin, Apr 26 2012

STATUS

approved

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