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A037450 Numbers which are one less than a perfect square that cannot otherwise be written as a power. 3
3, 8, 24, 35, 48, 99, 120, 143, 168, 195, 224, 288, 323, 360, 399, 440, 483, 528, 575, 675, 783, 840, 899, 960, 1088, 1155, 1224, 1368, 1443, 1520, 1599, 1680, 1763, 1848, 1935, 2024, 2115, 2208, 2303, 2499, 2600, 2703, 2808, 2915, 3024, 3135 (list; graph; refs; listen; history; text; internal format)
OFFSET

0,1

COMMENTS

Denominators of decimal part of zeta(2) when it is represented as a sum of geometric series: zeta(2) = 1 + Sum_{n>=0} 1/a(n). - Andrés Ventas, Apr 06 2021

REFERENCES

W. Dunham, Euler: The Master of Us All, The Mathematical Association of America, Washington D.C., 1999, p. 66.

L. Euler, "Variae observationes circa series infinitas," Opera Omnia, Ser. 1, Vol. 14, pp. 216-244.

LINKS

Table of n, a(n) for n=0..45.

L. Euler, Variae observationes circa series infinitas

Joakim Munkhammar, The Riemann zeta function as a sum of geometric series, The Mathematical Gazette (2020) Vol. 104, Issue 561, 527-530.

FORMULA

a(n) = A007916(n)^2 - 1. - David A. Corneth, Apr 06 2021

PROG

(PARI) lista(m) = {for (i=2, m, sq = i^2; if (ispower(sq) == 2, print1(sq-1, ", ")); ); } \\ Michel Marcus, Apr 17 2013

CROSSREFS

Cf. A007916, A062834.

Sequence in context: A309114 A065083 A280190 * A081990 A084920 A323278

Adjacent sequences:  A037447 A037448 A037449 * A037451 A037452 A037453

KEYWORD

nonn

AUTHOR

Jason Earls, Jul 21 2001

EXTENSIONS

More terms from Dean Hickerson, Jul 24 2001

STATUS

approved

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