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A005580 Least number of distinct prime factors in odd numbers having an abundancy index > n.
(Formerly M2740)
1
3, 8, 21, 54, 141, 372, 995, 2697, 7397, 20502, 57347, 161658 (list; graph; refs; listen; history; text; internal format)
OFFSET

2,1

COMMENTS

The abundancy index of a number k is sigma(k)/k. - T. D. Noe, May 08 2006

REFERENCES

N. J. A. Sloane and Simon Plouffe, The Encyclopedia of Integer Sequences, Academic Press, 1995 (includes this sequence).

LINKS

Table of n, a(n) for n=2..13.

R. K. Guy, Letter to N. J. A. Sloane, 1988-04-12 (annotated scanned copy)

Richard Laatsch, Measuring the abundancy of integers, Mathematics Magazine 59 (2) (1986) 84-92.

FORMULA

a(n) = A005579(2n)-1. - T. D. Noe, May 08 2006

MATHEMATICA

prod=1; k=1; Table[While[prod<=n, k++; prod=prod*Prime[k]/(Prime[k]-1)]; k, {n, 2, 12}] (* T. D. Noe, May 08 2006 *)

CROSSREFS

Cf. A005579 (least number of distinct prime factors in even numbers having an abundancy index > n).

Sequence in context: A135473 A242452 A190139 * A231222 A231436 A027932

Adjacent sequences:  A005577 A005578 A005579 * A005581 A005582 A005583

KEYWORD

nonn,more

AUTHOR

N. J. A. Sloane.

EXTENSIONS

Edited by T. D. Noe, May 08 2006

STATUS

approved

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