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A000040 The prime numbers.
(Formerly M0652 N0241)
10416
2, 3, 5, 7, 11, 13, 17, 19, 23, 29, 31, 37, 41, 43, 47, 53, 59, 61, 67, 71, 73, 79, 83, 89, 97, 101, 103, 107, 109, 113, 127, 131, 137, 139, 149, 151, 157, 163, 167, 173, 179, 181, 191, 193, 197, 199, 211, 223, 227, 229, 233, 239, 241, 251, 257, 263, 269, 271 (list; graph; refs; listen; history; text; internal format)
OFFSET
1,1
COMMENTS
See A065091 for comments, formulas etc. concerning only odd primes. For all information concerning prime powers, see A000961. For contributions concerning "almost primes" see A002808.
A number p is prime if (and only if) it is greater than 1 and has no positive divisors except 1 and p.
A natural number is prime if and only if it has exactly two (positive) divisors.
A prime has exactly one proper positive divisor, 1.
The paper by Kaoru Motose starts as follows: "Let q be a prime divisor of a Mersenne number 2^p-1 where p is prime. Then p is the order of 2 (mod q). Thus p is a divisor of q - 1 and q > p. This shows that there exist infinitely many prime numbers." - Pieter Moree, Oct 14 2004
1 is not a prime, for if the primes included 1, then the factorization of a natural number n into a product of primes would not be unique, since n = n*1.
Prime(n) and pi(n) are inverse functions: A000720(a(n)) = n and a(n) is the least number m such that a(A000720(m)) = a(n). a(A000720(n)) = n if (and only if) n is prime.
Second sequence ever computed by electronic computer, on EDSAC, May 09 1949 (see Renwick link). - Russ Cox, Apr 20 2006
Every prime p > 3 is a linear combination of previous primes prime(n) with nonzero coefficients c(n) and |c(n)| < prime(n). - Amarnath Murthy, Franklin T. Adams-Watters and Joshua Zucker, May 17 2006; clarified by Chayim Lowen, Jul 17 2015
The Greek transliteration of 'Prime Number' is 'Protos Arithmos'. - Daniel Forgues, May 08 2009 [Edited by Petros Hadjicostas, Nov 18 2019]
A number n is prime if and only if it is different from zero and different from a unit and each multiple of n decomposes into factors such that n divides at least one of the factors. This applies equally to the integers (where a prime has exactly four divisors (the definition of divisors is relaxed such that they can be negative)) and the positive integers (where a prime has exactly two distinct divisors). - Peter Luschny, Oct 09 2012
Motivated by his conjecture on representations of integers by alternating sums of consecutive primes, for any positive integer n, Zhi-Wei Sun conjectured that the polynomial P_n(x) = Sum_{k=0..n} a(k+1)*x^k is irreducible over the field of rational numbers with the Galois group S_n, and moreover P_n(x) is irreducible mod a(m) for some m <= n(n+1)/2. It seems that no known criterion on irreduciblity of polynomials implies this conjecture. - Zhi-Wei Sun, Mar 23 2013
Questions on a(2n) and Ramanujan primes are in A233739. - Jonathan Sondow, Dec 16 2013
From Hieronymus Fischer, Apr 02 2014: (Start)
Natural numbers such that there is exactly one base b such that the base-b alternate digital sum is 0 (see A239707).
Equivalently: Numbers p > 1 such that b = p-1 is the only base >= 1 for which the base-b alternate digital sum is 0.
Equivalently: Numbers p > 1 such that the base-b alternate digital sum is <> 0 for all bases 1 <= b < p-1. (End)
An integer n > 1 is a prime if and only if it is not the sum of positive integers in arithmetic progression with common difference 2. - Jean-Christophe Hervé, Jun 01 2014
Conjecture: Numbers having prime factors <= prime(n+1) are {k|k^f(n) mod primorial(n)=1}, where f(n) = lcm(prime(i)-1, i=1..n) = A058254(n) and primorial(n) = A002110(n). For example, numbers with no prime divisor <= prime(7) = 17 are {k|k^60 mod 30030=1}. - Gary Detlefs, Jun 07 2014
Cramer conjecture prime(n+1) - prime(n) < C log^2 prime(n) is equivalent to the inequality (log prime(n+1)/log prime(n))^n < e^C, as n tend to infinity, where C is an absolute constant. - Thomas Ordowski, Oct 06 2014
I conjecture that for any positive rational number r there are finitely many primes q_1,...,q_k such that r = Sum_{j=1..k} 1/(q_j-1). For example, 2 = 1/(2-1) + 1/(3-1) + 1/(5-1) + 1/(7-1) + 1/(13-1) with 2, 3, 5, 7 and 13 all prime, 1/7 = 1/(13-1) + 1/(29-1) + 1/(43-1) with 13, 29 and 43 all prime, and 5/7 = 1/(3-1) + 1/(7-1) + 1/(31-1) + 1/(71-1) with 3, 7, 31 and 71 all prime. - Zhi-Wei Sun, Sep 09 2015
I also conjecture that for any positive rational number r there are finitely many primes p_1,...,p_k such that r = Sum_{j=1..k} 1/(p_j+1). For example, 1 = 1/(2+1) + 1/(3+1) + 1/(5+1) + 1/(7+1) + 1/(11+1) + 1/(23+1) with 2, 3, 5, 7, 11 and 23 all prime, and 10/11 = 1/(2+1) + 1/(3+1) + 1/(5+1) + 1/(7+1) + 1/(43+1) + 1/(131+1) + 1/(263+1) with 2, 3, 5, 7, 43, 131 and 263 all prime. - Zhi-Wei Sun, Sep 13 2015
Numbers k such that ((k-2)!!)^2 == +-1 (mod k). - Thomas Ordowski, Aug 27 2016
Does not satisfy Benford's law [Diaconis, 1977; Cohen-Katz, 1984; Berger-Hill, 2017]. - N. J. A. Sloane, Feb 07 2017
Prime numbers are the integer roots of 1 - sin(Pi*Gamma(s)/s)/sin(Pi/s). - Peter Luschny, Feb 23 2018
Conjecture: log log a(n+1) - log log a(n) < 1/n. - Thomas Ordowski, Feb 17 2023
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LINKS
M. Agrawal, N. Kayal & N. Saxena, PRIMES is in P, Annals of Maths., 160:2 (2004), pp. 781-793. [alternative link]
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Anonymous, prime number
Christian Axler, New estimates for the n-th prime number, arXiv:1706.03651 [math.NT], 2017.
P. T. Bateman & H. G. Diamond, A Hundred Years of Prime Numbers, Amer. Math. Month., Vol. 103 (9), Nov. 1996, pp. 729-741.
A. Berger and T. P. Hill, What is Benford's Law?, Notices, Amer. Math. Soc., 64: 2 (2017), 132-134.
E. R. Berlekamp, A contribution to mathematical psychometrics, Unpublished Bell Labs Memorandum, Feb 08 1968 [Annotated scanned copy]
P. Berrizbeitia, Sharpening "Primes is in P" for a large family of numbers, arXiv:math/0211334 [math.NT], 2002.
F. Bornemann, PRIMES Is in P: A Breakthrough for "Everyman", Notices, Amer. Math. Soc., 50: 5 (2003), 545-552.
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C. K. Caldwell, The Prime Pages: Tables of primes; Lists of small primes (from the first 1000 primes to all 50,000,000 primes up to 982,451,653.)
C. K. Caldwell, A Primality Test
C. K. Caldwell and Y. Xiong, What is the smallest prime?, J. Integer Seq. 15 (2012), no. 9, Article 12.9.7 and arXiv:1209.2007 [math.HO], 2012.
Chris K. Caldwell, Angela Reddick, Yeng Xiong and Wilfrid Keller, The History of the Primality of One: A Selection of Sources, Journal of Integer Sequences, Vol. 15 (2012), #12.9.8.
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Pierre Dusart, The k-th prime is greater than k(ln k + ln ln k-1) for k>=2, Mathematics of Computation 68: (1999), 411-415.
David Eppstein, Making Change in 2048, arXiv:1804.07396 [cs.DM], 2018.
Leonhard Euler, Observations on a theorem of Fermat and others on looking at prime numbers, arXiv:math/0501118 [math.HO], 2005-2008.
P. Flajolet, S. Gerhold and B. Salvy, On the non-holonomic character of logarithms, powers and the n-th prime function, arXiv:math/0501379 [math.CO], 2005.
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FORMULA
The prime number theorem is the statement that a(n) ~ n * log n as n -> infinity (Hardy and Wright, page 10).
For n >= 2, n*(log n + log log n - 3/2) < a(n); for n >= 20, a(n) < n*(log n + log log n - 1/2). [Rosser and Schoenfeld]
For all n, a(n) > n log n. [Rosser]
n log(n) + n (log log n - 1) < a(n) < n log n + n log log n for n >= 6. [Dusart, quoted in the Wikipedia article]
a(n) = n log n + n log log n + (n/log n)*(log log n - log n - 2) + O( n (log log n)^2/ (log n)^2). [Cipolla, see also Cesàro or the "Prime number theorem" Wikipedia article for more terms in the expansion]
a(n) = 2 + Sum_{k = 2..floor(2n*log(n)+2)} (1-floor(pi(k)/n)), for n > 1, where the formula for pi(k) is given in A000720 (Ruiz and Sondow 2002). - Jonathan Sondow, Mar 06 2004
I conjecture that Sum_{i>=1} (1/(prime(i)*log(prime(i)))) = Pi/2 = 1.570796327...; Sum_{i=1..100000} (1/(prime(i)*log(prime(i)))) = 1.565585514... It converges very slowly. - Miklos Kristof, Feb 12 2007
The last conjecture has been discussed by the math.research newsgroup recently. The sum, which is greater than Pi/2, is shown in sequence A137245. - T. D. Noe, Jan 13 2009
A000005(a(n)) = 2; A002033(a(n+1)) = 1. - Juri-Stepan Gerasimov, Oct 17 2009
A001222(a(n)) = 1. - Juri-Stepan Gerasimov, Nov 10 2009
From Gary Detlefs, Sep 10 2010: (Start)
Conjecture:
a(n) = {n| n! mod n^2 = n(n-1)}, n <> 4.
a(n) = {n| n!*h(n) mod n = n-1}, n <> 4, where h(n) = Sum_{k=1..n} 1/k. (End)
For n = 1..15, a(n) = p + abs(p-3/2) + 1/2, where p = m + int((m-3)/2), and m = n + int((n-2)/8) + int((n-4)/8). - Timothy Hopper, Oct 23 2010
a(2n) <= A104272(n) - 2 for n > 1, and a(2n) ~ A104272(n) as n -> infinity. - Jonathan Sondow, Dec 16 2013
Conjecture: Sequence = {5 and n <> 5| ( Fibonacci(n) mod n = 1 or Fibonacci(n) mod n = n - 1) and 2^(n-1) mod n = 1}. - Gary Detlefs, May 25 2014
Conjecture: Sequence = {5 and n <> 5| ( Fibonacci(n) mod n = 1 or Fibonacci(n) mod n = n - 1) and 2^(3*n) mod 3*n = 8}. - Gary Detlefs, May 28 2014
a(n) = 1 + Sum_{m=1..L(n)} (abs(n-Pi(m))-abs(n-Pi(m)-1/2)+1/2), where Pi(m) = A000720(m) and L(n) >= a(n)-1. L(n) can be any function of n which satisfies the inequality. For instance, L(n) can be ceiling((n+1)*log((n+1)*log(n+1))) since it satisfies this inequality. - Timothy Hopper, May 30 2015, Jun 16 2015
Satisfies a(n) = 2*n + Sum_{k=1..(a(n)-1)} cot(k*Pi/a(n))*sin(2*k*n^a(n)*Pi/a(n)). - Ilya Gutkovskiy, Jun 29 2016
Sum_{n>=1} 1/a(n)^s = P(s), where P(s) is the prime zeta function. - Eric W. Weisstein, Nov 08 2016
a(n) = floor(1 - log(-1/2 + Sum_{ d | A002110(n-1) } mu(d)/(2^d-1))/log(2)) where mu(d) = A008683(d). Golomb gave a proof in 1974: Give each positive integer a probability of W(n) = 1/2^n, then the probability M(d) of the integer multiple of number d equals 1/(2^d-1). Suppose Q = a(1)*a(2)*...*a(n-1) = A002110(n-1), then the probability of random integers that are mutually prime with Q is Sum_{ d | Q } mu(d)*M(d) = Sum_{ d | Q } mu(d)/(2^d-1) = Sum_{ gcd(m, Q) = 1 } W(m) = 1/2 + 1/2^a(n) + 1/2^a(n+1) + 1/2^a(n+2) + ... So ((Sum_{ d | Q } mu(d)/(2^d-1)) - 1/2)*2^a(n) = 1 + x(n), which means that a(n) is the only integer so that 1 < ((Sum_{ d | Q } mu(d)/(2^d-1)) - 1/2)*2^a(n) < 2. - Jinyuan Wang, Apr 08 2019
MAPLE
A000040 := n->ithprime(n); [ seq(ithprime(i), i=1..100) ];
# For illustration purposes only:
isPrime := s -> is(1 = sin(Pi*GAMMA(s)/s)/sin(Pi/s)):
select(isPrime, [$2..100]); # Peter Luschny, Feb 23 2018
MATHEMATICA
Prime[Range[60]]
PROG
(Magma) [n : n in [2..500] | IsPrime(n)];
(Magma) a := func< n | NthPrime(n) >;
(PARI) {a(n) = if( n<1, 0, prime(n))};
(PARI) /* The following functions provide asymptotic approximations, one based on the asymptotic formula cited above (slight overestimate for n > 10^8), the other one based on pi(x) ~ li(x) = Ei(log(x)) (slight underestimate): */
prime1(n)=n*(log(n)+log(log(n))-1+(log(log(n))-2)/log(n)-((log(log(n))-6)*log(log(n))+11)/log(n)^2/2)
prime2(n)=solve(X=n*log(n)/2, 2*n*log(n), real(eint1(-log(X)))+n)
\\ M. F. Hasler, Oct 21 2013
(PARI) forprime(p=2, 10^3, print1(p, ", ")) \\ Felix Fröhlich, Jun 30 2014
(PARI) primes(10^5) \\ Altug Alkan, Mar 26 2018
(Sage) a = sloane.A000040
a.list(58) # Jaap Spies, 2007
(Sage) prime_range(1, 300) # Zerinvary Lajos, May 27 2009
(Maxima) A000040(n) := block(
if n = 1 then return(2),
return( next_prime(A000040(n-1)))
)$ /* recursive, to be replaced if possible - R. J. Mathar, Feb 27 2012 */
(Haskell) See also Haskell Wiki Link
import Data.List (genericIndex)
a000040 n = genericIndex a000040_list (n - 1)
a000040_list = base ++ larger where
base = [2, 3, 5, 7, 11, 13, 17]
larger = p : filter prime more
prime n = all ((> 0) . mod n) $ takeWhile (\x -> x*x <= n) larger
_ : p : more = roll $ makeWheels base
roll (Wheel n rs) = [n * k + r | k <- [0..], r <- rs]
makeWheels = foldl nextSize (Wheel 1 [1])
nextSize (Wheel size bs) p = Wheel (size * p)
[r | k <- [0..p-1], b <- bs, let r = size*k+b, mod r p > 0]
data Wheel = Wheel Integer [Integer]
-- Reinhard Zumkeller, Apr 07 2014
(GAP)
A000040:=Filtered([1..10^5], IsPrime); # Muniru A Asiru, Sep 04 2017
(Python)
from sympy import primerange
print(list(primerange(2, 272))) # Michael S. Branicky, Apr 30 2022
CROSSREFS
For is_prime and next_prime, see A010051 and A151800.
Cf. A000720 ("pi"), A001223 (differences between primes), A002476, A002808, A003627, A006879, A006880, A008578, A233588.
Cf. primes in lexicographic order: A210757, A210758, A210759, A210760, A210761.
Cf. A003558, A179480 (relating to the Quasi-order theorem of Hilton and Pedersen).
Boustrophedon transforms: A000747, A000732, A230953.
a(2n) = A104272(n) - A233739(n).
Sequence in context: A158611 A226159 A182986 * A008578 A216883 A216884
KEYWORD
core,nonn,nice,easy
AUTHOR
STATUS
approved

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