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 A178253 a(n) is the least positive integer m such that (A001969(n))^m is in A000069. 3
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 OFFSET 2,1 COMMENTS Conjecture: a(n) exists for all n >= 2. The values of A001969(n)^m are given in A178373. [From Jeremy Gardiner, May 26 2010] LINKS Charles R Greathouse IV, Table of n, a(n) for n = 2..10000 FORMULA If k=A001969(n)=2^m*A001969(s), where A001969(s) is odd, then a(n)=a(s). PROG (PARI) a(n)=my(e=2*n--+hammingweight(n)%2, m=1); e>>=valuation(e, 2);  while(hammingweight(e^m++)%2==0, ); m \\ Charles R Greathouse IV, Mar 22 2013 CROSSREFS Cf. A000069, A001969, A178373. Sequence in context: A269592 A105256 A064127 * A209272 A105397 A328999 Adjacent sequences:  A178250 A178251 A178252 * A178254 A178255 A178256 KEYWORD nonn,easy AUTHOR Vladimir Shevelev, May 24 2010, May 25 2010 EXTENSIONS Extended by Jeremy Gardiner, May 26 2010 Edited by N. J. A. Sloane, Jun 08 2010 STATUS approved

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