

A061193


Number of digits in nth even perfect number (A000396).
(Formerly N0213)


2



1, 2, 3, 4, 8, 10, 12, 19, 37, 54, 65, 77, 314, 366, 770, 1327, 1373, 1937, 2561, 2663, 5834, 5985, 6751, 12003, 13066, 13973, 26790, 51924, 66530, 79502, 130100, 455663, 517430, 757263, 841842, 1791864, 1819050, 4197919, 8107892, 12640858, 14471465, 15632458, 18304103, 19616714, 22370543
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OFFSET

1,2


COMMENTS

The next known values are 25956377, 25674127, 34850340 and 44677235, but these may not be the next terms. [Updated by M. F. Hasler, Nov 28 2017]


REFERENCES

A. H. Beiler, Recreations in the Theory of Numbers, Dover, NY, 1964, p. 19.
Martin Gardner, Mathematical Magic Show. Alfred A. Knopf. 1977 p. 165
Paul Hoffman, Archimedes' Revenge. Penguin. 1988 p. 11
N. J. A. Sloane, A Handbook of Integer Sequences, Academic Press, 1973 (includes this sequence).
Donald D. Spencer, Key Dates in Number Theory History. Camelot Pub.Co. 1995 p. 80.


LINKS

Table of n, a(n) for n=1..45.
A. Byerley, Relationship Between Mersenne Primes and Perfect Numbers
C. K. Caldwell, Table of Known Mersenne Primes
C. K. Caldwell, Table of Known Mersenne Primes.
J. O. M. Pedersen, Tables of Aliquot Cycles [Broken link]
J. O. M. Pedersen, Tables of Aliquot Cycles [Via Internet Archive WaybackMachine]
J. O. M. Pedersen, Tables of Aliquot Cycles [Cached copy, pdf file only]
H. J. Smith, Mersenne Primes


FORMULA

a(n) = ceiling((2*A000043(n)1)*A007524), with A000043 = Mersenne prime exponents, A007524 = log_10(2).  M. F. Hasler, Nov 28 2017


PROG

(PARI) apply( p>(2*p1)*log(2)\log(10)+1, A000043) \\ where A000043 is the vector of the known Mersenne primes.  M. F. Hasler, Nov 28 2017


CROSSREFS

Cf. A000396.
Sequence in context: A161494 A296161 A121612 * A180941 A190896 A135772
Adjacent sequences: A061190 A061191 A061192 * A061194 A061195 A061196


KEYWORD

nonn,base


AUTHOR

N. J. A. Sloane. This was in the 1973 "Handbook", but was then dropped from the database. Resubmitted by Lekraj Beedassy, May 30 2001.


EXTENSIONS

More terms from Harry J. Smith, Apr 16 2003
Entry revised by N. J. A. Sloane, Jun 10 2012
a(39) through a(45) from M. F. Hasler, Nov 28 2017


STATUS

approved



