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A059802 Numbers n such that 5^n - 4^n is prime. 111
3, 43, 59, 191, 223, 349, 563, 709, 743, 1663, 5471, 17707, 19609, 35449, 36697, 45259, 91493, 246497, 265007, 289937 (list; graph; refs; listen; history; text; internal format)
OFFSET

1,1

COMMENTS

Some of the larger entries may only correspond to probable primes.

5^1663 - 4^1663, a 1163-digit number, has been certified prime with Primo. - Rick L. Shepherd, Nov 13 2002

4 more terms found by Predrag Minovic in 2004: 35449, 36697, 45259, 91493. Corresponding numbers of decimal digits are 24778, 25651, 31635, 63951. - Alexander Adamchuk, Dec 02 2006

LINKS

Table of n, a(n) for n=1..20.

MATHEMATICA

Select[Range[1000], PrimeQ[5^# - 4^#] &] (* Alonso del Arte, Sep 09 2013 *)

PROG

(PARI) forprime(p=2, 1e5, if(ispseudoprime(5^p-4^p), print1(p", "))) \\ Charles R Greathouse IV, Jun 10 2011

CROSSREFS

Cf. A000043, A057468, A059801, A128335, etc.

Sequence in context: A157572 A137192 A253577 * A139854 A194578 A185632

Adjacent sequences:  A059799 A059800 A059801 * A059803 A059804 A059805

KEYWORD

nonn,hard

AUTHOR

Mike Oakes, Feb 23 2001

EXTENSIONS

New term 246497 found by Jean-Louis Charton in 2008 corresponding to a probable prime with 172295 digits - Jean-Louis Charton, Sep 02 2009

New term a(19) = 265007 found by Jean-Louis Charton, Feb 19 2013

a(20) = 289937 found by Jean-Louis Charton, Mar 15 2013

STATUS

approved

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