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 A094914 Absolute value of n^2 + n - 1354363. 1
 1354361, 1354357, 1354351, 1354343, 1354333, 1354321, 1354307, 1354291, 1354273, 1354253, 1354231, 1354207, 1354181, 1354153, 1354123, 1354091, 1354057, 1354021, 1353983, 1353943, 1353901, 1353857, 1353811, 1353763 (list; graph; refs; listen; history; text; internal format)
 OFFSET 1,1 COMMENTS a(n) generates primes with probability >1/2 for a random integer [1,10^4] (see reference). For confirmation, I checked the distribution of primes using the link. Results up to a(24) are shown below. P and C stand for prime and composite, respectively. a(1):P a(2):C a(3):C a(4):P a(5):P a(6):P a(7):P a(8):P a(9):C a(10):C a(11):P a(12):P a(13):P a(14):P a(15):C a(16):C a(17):P a(18):P a(19):P a(20):C a(21):P a(22):P a(23):C a(24):P Probability was 16/24 > 1/2. REFERENCES R. Crandall and C. Pomerance, "Prime numbers: a computational perspective", Springer-Verlag, Inc., NY, 2001, p. 49. LINKS Alois P. Heinz, Table of n, a(n) for n = 1..2000 Chris Caldwell, Prime test. Index entries for linear recurrences with constant coefficients, signature (3,-3,1). FORMULA a(n) = |n^2 + n - 1354363|. PROG (PARI) a(n)=abs(n^2+n-1354363) \\ Charles R Greathouse IV, Oct 16 2012 CROSSREFS Sequence in context: A184661 A187961 A120609 * A138027 A222155 A250502 Adjacent sequences: A094911 A094912 A094913 * A094915 A094916 A094917 KEYWORD nonn,easy AUTHOR Jun Mizuki (suzuki32(AT)sanken.osaka-u.ac.jp), Jun 18 2004 STATUS approved

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