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 A156830 a(1) = 2. For n >= 2, a(n) = the smallest prime > a(n-1) + p(n) - p(n-1), where p(n) is the n-th prime. 1
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 OFFSET 1,1 COMMENTS If instead we had: a(n) = the smallest prime >= a(n-1) + p(n) - p(n-1), then {a(k)} would simply be the sequence of primes, obviously. LINKS Harvey P. Dale, Table of n, a(n) for n = 1..1000 MAPLE A156830 := proc(n) option remember; if n = 1 then 2; else nextprime(procname(n-1)+ithprime(n)-ithprime(n-1)) ; fi; end: seq(A156830(n), n=1..120) ; # R. J. Mathar, Feb 22 2009 MATHEMATICA nxt[{n_, a_}]:={n+1, NextPrime[a-Prime[n]+Prime[n+1]]}; NestList[nxt, {1, 2}, 60][[All, 2]] (* Harvey P. Dale, Sep 23 2016 *) CROSSREFS Sequence in context: A140552 A138644 A164921 * A140556 A003627 A103203 Adjacent sequences:  A156827 A156828 A156829 * A156831 A156832 A156833 KEYWORD nonn AUTHOR Leroy Quet, Feb 16 2009 EXTENSIONS Extended by R. J. Mathar, Feb 22 2009 STATUS approved

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