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 A306353 Number of composites among the first n composite numbers whose least prime factor p is that of the n-th composite number. 1
 1, 2, 3, 1, 4, 5, 6, 2, 7, 8, 9, 3, 10, 11, 1, 12, 4, 13, 14, 15, 5, 16, 2, 17, 18, 6, 19, 20, 21, 7, 22, 23, 1, 24, 8, 25, 26, 3, 27, 9, 28, 29, 30, 10, 31, 4, 32, 33, 11, 34, 35, 36, 12, 37, 2, 38, 39, 13, 40, 41, 5, 42, 14, 43, 44, 3, 45, 15, 46, 6, 47, 48, 16, 49, 50, 51, 17, 52, 53, 54, 18, 55, 56, 7 (list; graph; refs; listen; history; text; internal format)
 OFFSET 1,2 COMMENTS Composites with least prime factor p are on that row of A083140 which begins with p Sequence with similar values: A122005. Sequence written as a jagged array A with new row when a(n) > a(n+1):   1,  2,  3,   1,  4,  5,  6,   2,  7,  8,  9,   3, 10, 11,   1, 12,   4, 13, 14, 15,   5, 16,   2, 17, 18,   6, 19, 20, 21,   7, 22, 23,   1, 24,   8, 25, 26,   3, 27,   9, 28, 29, 30. A153196 is the list B of the first values in successive rows with length 4.   B is given by the formula for A002808(x)=A256388(n+3), an(x)=A153196(n+2) For example: A002808(26)=A256388(3+3), an(26)=A153196(3+2). A243811 is the list of the second values in successive rows with length 4. A047845 is the list of values in the second column and A104279 is the list of values in the third column of the jagged array starting on the second row. Sequence written as an irregular triangle C with new row when a(n)=1:   1,2,3,   1,4,5,6,2,7,8,9,3,10,11,   1,12,4,13,14,15,5,16,2,17,18,6,19,20,21,7,22,23,   1,24,8,25,26,3,27,9,28,29,30,10,31,4,32,33,11,34,35,36,12,37,2,38,39,13,40,41,5,42,14,43,44,3,45,15,46,6,47,48,16,49,50,51,17,52,53,54,18,55,56,7,57,19,58,4,59. A243887 is the last value in each row of C. The second value D on the row n > 1 of the irregular triangle C is a(A053683(n)) or equivalently A084921(n). For example for row 3 of the irregular triangle:   D = a(A053683(3)) = a(16) = 12 or D = A084921(3) = 12. This is the number of composites < A066872(3) with the same least prime factor p as the A053683(3) = 16th composite, A066872(3) = 26. The number of values in each row of the irregular triangle C begins: 3,11,18,57,39,98,61,141,265,104,351,268,... The second row of the irregular triangle C is A117385(b) for 3 < b < 15. The third row of the irregular triangle C has similar values as A117385 in different order. LINKS Jamie Morken, Table of n, a(n) for n = 1..10000 FORMULA a(n) is approximately equal to A002808(n)*(A038110(x)/A038111(x)), with A000040(x)=A020639(A002808(n)). For example if n=325, a(325)~= A002808(325)*(A038110(2)/A038111(2)) with A000040(2)=A020639(A002808(325)). This gives an estimate of 67.499... and the actual value of a(n)=67. EXAMPLE First composite 4, least prime factor is 2, first case for 2 so a(1)=1. Next composite 6, least prime factor is 2, second case for 2 so a(2)=2. Next composite 8, least prime factor is 2, third case for 2 so a(3)=3. Next composite 9, least prime factor is 3, first case for 3 so a(4)=1. Next composite 10, least prime factor is 2, fourth case for 2 so a(5)=4. MATHEMATICA counts = {} values = {} For[i = 2, i < 130, i = i + 1, If[PrimeQ[i], , x = PrimePi[FactorInteger[i][[1, 1]]];   If[Length[counts] >= x,    counts[[x]] = counts[[x]] + 1;    AppendTo[values, counts[[x]]], AppendTo[counts, 1];    AppendTo[values, 1]]]]    (* Print[counts] *)    Print[values] PROG (PARI) c(n) = for(k=0, primepi(n), isprime(n++)&&k--); n; \\ A002808 a(n) = my(c=c(n), lpf = vecmin(factor(c)[, 1]), nb=0); for(k=2, c, if (!isprime(k) && vecmin(factor(k)[, 1])==lpf, nb++)); nb; \\ Michel Marcus, Feb 10 2019 CROSSREFS Cf. A002808, A256388, A056608, A083140, A122005, A153196, A243811, A047845, A104279, A243887, A117385, A216244, A084921, A066872, A053683, A038110, A038111, A020639. Sequence in context: A055439 A329849 A122005 * A117385 A071517 A305433 Adjacent sequences:  A306350 A306351 A306352 * A306354 A306355 A306356 KEYWORD nonn,hear AUTHOR Jamie Morken and Vincenzo Librandi, Feb 09 2019 STATUS approved

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