

A002972


a(n) is the odd member of {x,y}, where x^2+y^2 is the nth prime of the form 4i+1.
(Formerly M2221)


16



1, 3, 1, 5, 1, 5, 7, 5, 3, 5, 9, 1, 3, 7, 11, 7, 11, 13, 9, 7, 1, 15, 13, 15, 1, 13, 9, 5, 17, 13, 11, 9, 5, 17, 7, 17, 19, 1, 3, 15, 17, 7, 21, 19, 5, 11, 21, 19, 13, 1, 23, 5, 17, 19, 25, 13, 25, 23, 1, 5, 15, 27, 9, 19, 25, 17, 11, 5, 25, 27, 23, 29, 29, 25, 23, 19, 29, 13, 31, 31
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OFFSET

1,2


COMMENTS

a(n)^2 + 4*A002973(n)^2 = A002144(n); A002331(n+1)=MIN(a(n),2*A002973(n)) and A002330(n+1)=MAX(a(n),2*A002973(n)). [Reinhard Zumkeller, Feb 16 2010]
It appears that the terms in this sequence are the absolute values of the terms in A046730. [Gerry Myerson, Dec 02 2010]
(a(n)1)/2 = A208295(n), n>=1. [Wolfdieter Lang, Mar 03 2012]
a(A267858(k)) == 1 (mod 4), k >= 1.  Wolfdieter Lang, Feb 18 2016


REFERENCES

E. Kogbetliantz and A. Krikorian, Handbook of First Complex Prime Numbers, Gordon and Breach, NY, 1971, p. 243.
N. J. A. Sloane and Simon Plouffe, The Encyclopedia of Integer Sequences, Academic Press, 1995 (includes this sequence).


LINKS

T. D. Noe, Table of n, a(n) for n=1..1000
S. R. Finch, Powers of Euler's qSeries, arXiv:math/0701251 [math.NT], 2007.
E. Kogbetliantz and A. Krikorian Handbook of First Complex Prime Numbers, Gordon and Breach, NY, 1971 [Annotated scans of a few pages]


FORMULA

a(n) = MIN(A173330(n), A002144(n)  A173330(n)). [Reinhard Zumkeller, Feb 16 2010]


EXAMPLE

The 2nd prime of the form 4i+1 is 13=2^2+3^2, so a(2)=3.


MATHEMATICA

pmax = 1000; odd[p_] := Module[{k, m}, 2m+1 /. ToRules[Reduce[k>0 && m >= 0 && (2k)^2 + (2m+1)^2 == p, {k, m}, Integers]]]; For[n=1; p=5, p<pmax, p = NextPrime[p], If[Mod[p, 4] == 1, a[n] = odd[p]; Print["a(", n, ") = ", a[n]]; n++]]; Array[a, n1] (* JeanFrançois Alcover, Feb 26 2016 *)


CROSSREFS

Cf. A002144, A002973, A261858.
Sequence in context: A001051 A214737 A046730 * A324896 A029652 A238952
Adjacent sequences: A002969 A002970 A002971 * A002973 A002974 A002975


KEYWORD

nonn


AUTHOR

N. J. A. Sloane.


EXTENSIONS

Better description from Jud McCranie, Mar 05 2003


STATUS

approved



