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A261628 Least prime p such that n-(p*n'-1) and n+(p*n'-1) are both prime where n' = (3+(-1)^n)/2, or 0 if no such prime p exists. 2
0, 0, 0, 0, 3, 0, 5, 2, 3, 2, 7, 3, 7, 2, 3, 2, 7, 3, 13, 2, 3, 5, 7, 3, 7, 2, 5, 5, 13, 7, 13, 5, 5, 2, 7, 3, 7, 5, 3, 2, 13, 3, 31, 2, 3, 17, 7, 3, 13, 2, 11, 5, 7, 7, 13, 2, 5, 11, 13, 7, 19, 5, 5, 2, 7, 3, 7, 11, 3, 2, 13, 13, 7, 17, 5, 2, 7, 3, 19, 5 (list; graph; refs; listen; history; text; internal format)
OFFSET

1,5

COMMENTS

Conjecture: 0 < a(n) < sqrt(2*n)*log(5*n) for all n > 6.

See also A261627.

LINKS

Zhi-Wei Sun, Table of n, a(n) for n = 1..10000

Zhi-Wei Sun, Conjectures involving primes and quadratic forms, arXiv:1211.1588 [math.NT], 2012-2015.

EXAMPLE

a(43) = 31 since 31, 43-(31-1) = 13 and 43+(31-1) = 73 are all prime.

a(72) = 13 since 13, 72-(2*13-1) = 47 and 72+(2*13-1) = 97 are all prime.

MATHEMATICA

Do[Do[If[PrimeQ[n-(3+(-1)^n)/2*Prime[k]+1]&&PrimeQ[n+(3+(-1)^n)/2*Prime[k]-1], Print[n, " ", Prime[k]]; Goto[aa]], {k, 1, PrimePi[2n/(3+(-1)^n)]}]; Print[n, " ", 0]; Label[aa]; Continue, {n, 1, 80}]

CROSSREFS

Cf. A000040, A002372, A002375, A046927, A261627.

Sequence in context: A130054 A236146 A196111 * A007431 A215447 A159980

Adjacent sequences:  A261625 A261626 A261627 * A261629 A261630 A261631

KEYWORD

nonn

AUTHOR

Zhi-Wei Sun, Aug 27 2015

STATUS

approved

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