

A119264


Primes of the form k^6 + k^2 + 1.


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3, 739, 2986129, 11390851, 191103553, 387421219, 1291469059, 2176783633, 8303767651, 24794914213, 34296450499, 646990192099, 782757798913, 2194972636933, 3462826006819, 14412774469393, 27752076894853
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OFFSET

1,1


COMMENTS

The numbers k such that k^6 + k^2 + 1 is prime begin 1, 3, 12, 15, 24, 27, 33, 36, 45, 54, 57, 93, 96, 114, 123, 156, 174, 177, 210, ...; other than 1, each is divisible by 3.


LINKS

Table of n, a(n) for n=1..17.


FORMULA

a(n) = A000040 INTERSECTION {n^6 + n^2 + 1}.


EXAMPLE

a(1) = 1^6 + 1^2 + 1 = 3 is prime.
a(2) = 3^6 + 3^2 + 1 = 739 is prime.
a(3) = 12^6 + 12^2 + 1 = 2986129 is prime.
a(4) = 15^6 + 15^2 + 1 = 11390851 is prime.


MATHEMATICA

Select[Table[n^6+n^2+1, {n, 200}], PrimeQ] (* Harvey P. Dale, Oct 17 2019 *)


PROG

(MAGMA) [a: n in [0..250]IsPrime(a) where a is n^6+n^2+1] // Vincenzo Librandi, Dec 22 2010


CROSSREFS

Cf. A000040, A120479, A120480.
Sequence in context: A133014 A100407 A332173 * A307926 A172895 A259369
Adjacent sequences: A119261 A119262 A119263 * A119265 A119266 A119267


KEYWORD

easy,nonn,less


AUTHOR

Jonathan Vos Post, Jul 23 2006


EXTENSIONS

a(1) corrected by Vincenzo Librandi, Dec 22 2010


STATUS

approved



