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A216501 Let S_k = {x^2+k*y^2: x,y positive integers}. How many out of S_1, S_2, S_3, S_7 does n belong to? 7
0, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 2, 1, 1, 2, 2, 2, 0, 0, 2, 2, 2, 2, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 2, 0, 1, 2, 1, 2, 0, 2, 3, 1, 1, 1, 2, 0, 3, 2, 1, 0, 0, 2, 1, 1, 1, 2, 2, 1, 0, 1, 2, 1, 1, 0, 2, 0, 1, 2, 1, 1, 3, 2, 0, 0, 1, 3, 3, 1, 1, 2, 1, 0, 2, 1, 1, 2, 1, 1, 1, 1, 0, 2, 2, 1, 1, 1, 1, 0, 0, 1, 3, 1, 2, 2, 1, 1, 1, 1, 0, 1, 2, 2, 3, 0, 1, 2, 3, 1, 0, 2, 2, 1, 0, 0 (list; graph; refs; listen; history; text; internal format)
OFFSET

1,8

COMMENTS

"If a composite number C is of the form a^2 + kb^2 for some integers a & b, then every prime factor P (of C) raised to an odd power is of the form c^2 + kd^2, for some integers c & d."

This statement is only true for k = 1, 2, 3. For k = 7, with the exception of the prime factor 2, the statement mentioned above is true.

A number can be written as a^2 + b^2 if and only if it has no prime factor congruent to 3 (mod 4) raised to an odd power.

A number can be written as a^2 + 2b^2 if and only if it has no prime factor congruent to 5 (mod 8) or 7 (mod 8) raised to an odd power.

A number can be written as a^2 + 3b^2 if and only if it has no prime factor congruent to 2 (mod 3) raised to an odd power.

A number can be written as a^2 + 7b^2 if and only if it has no prime factor congruent to 3 (mod 7) or 5 (mod 7) or 6 (mod 7) raised to an odd power and the exponent of 2 is not 1.

LINKS

Table of n, a(n) for n=1..120.

FORMULA

a(n) = 0 for almost all n. - Charles R Greathouse IV, Sep 14 2012

PROG

(PARI) for(n=1, 100, sol=0; for(x=1, 100, if(issquare(n-x*x)&&n-x*x>0, sol++; break)); for(x=1, 100, if(issquare(n-2*x*x)&&n-2*x*x>0, sol++; break)); for(x=1, 100, if(issquare(n-3*x*x)&&n-3*x*x>0, sol++; break)); for(x=1, 100, if(issquare(n-7*x*x)&&n-7*x*x>0, sol++; break)); print1(sol", ")) /* V. Raman, Oct 16 2012 */

CROSSREFS

Cf. A000290, A001481, A002479, A003136, A020670, A216451, A216500, A154777, A092572.

Sequence in context: A289676 A238189 A029256 * A217463 A109073 A255337

Adjacent sequences:  A216498 A216499 A216500 * A216502 A216503 A216504

KEYWORD

nonn

AUTHOR

V. Raman, Sep 07 2012

EXTENSIONS

Edited by N. J. A. Sloane, Sep 11 2012

STATUS

approved

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