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A146524 a(n) is the largest nonnegative integer m such that 2*n*k+1 is prime for all k where 1<=k<=m. a(n) = 0 if 2n+1 is composite. 1
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OFFSET
1,1
LINKS
EXAMPLE
For n = 3: 2*3*1 +1 = 7, which is prime. 2*3*2 + 1 = 13, which is prime. 2*3*3 + 1 = 19, which is prime. But 2*3*4 + 1 = 25, which is composite. So a(3) = 3, because there are 3 primes in the arithmetic sequence before hitting a composite.
CROSSREFS
Sequence in context: A143783 A179175 A274635 * A179656 A167274 A201679
KEYWORD
nonn
AUTHOR
Leroy Quet, Oct 30 2008
EXTENSIONS
Extended by Ray Chandler, Nov 01 2008
STATUS
approved

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