

A269364


Difference between the number of occurrences of prime gaps not divisible by 3, versus number of prime gaps that are multiples of 3, up to nth prime gap: a(n) = A269849(n)  A269850(n).


9



1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 7, 8, 7, 8, 9, 10, 9, 8, 9, 8, 9, 10, 9, 10, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 16, 17, 18, 19, 18, 17, 18, 17, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 20, 19, 20, 21, 22, 21, 22, 23, 22, 21, 20, 21, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 27, 28, 29, 30, 29, 30, 29, 28, 29, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 34
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OFFSET

1,2


COMMENTS

This is related to "Lemke OliverSoundararajan bias", term first used by Terence Tao March 14, 2016 in his blog.


LINKS

Antti Karttunen, Table of n, a(n) for n = 1..50000
Robert J. Lemke Oliver and Kannan Soundararajan, Unexpected biases in the distribution of consecutive primes, arXiv:1603.03720 [math.NT], 2016.
Terence Tao, Biases between consecutive primes, blog entry March 14, 2016


FORMULA

a(n) = A269849(n)  A269850(n).


PROG

(Scheme) (define (A269364 n) ( (A269849 n) (A269850 n)))
(PARI) a(n) = sum(k=1, n, ((prime(k+1)  prime(k)) % 3) != 0)  sum(k=1, n, ((prime(k+1)  prime(k)) % 3) == 0); \\ Michel Marcus, Mar 18 2016


CROSSREFS

Cf. A001223, A137264, A269849, A269850, A270189, A270190.
Cf. also A270310, A038698.
Sequence in context: A073795 A017893 A017883 * A245353 A063278 A110011
Adjacent sequences: A269361 A269362 A269363 * A269365 A269366 A269367


KEYWORD

nonn


AUTHOR

Antti Karttunen, Mar 17 2016


STATUS

approved



