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A178549 a(n) is a composite number at the start of an interval of consecutive integers, ending in a prime, and non-overlapping with and at least as long as the interval addressed by a(n-1). 0
4, 6, 8, 12, 18, 24, 30, 38, 48, 60, 72, 84, 98, 114, 132, 150, 168, 192, 224, 258, 294, 332, 374, 420, 468, 522, 578, 642, 710, 788, 878, 968, 1062, 1164, 1278, 1400, 1524, 1658, 1802, 1950, 2100, 2252, 2412, 2580, 2750, 2928, 3110, 3300, 3492, 3692, 3908 (list; graph; refs; listen; history; text; internal format)
OFFSET
1,1
COMMENTS
Non-overlapping intervals of the integers of nondecreasing length, starting with a composite number and ending with a prime number, define an intermediate table (as below), the first column of which defines the sequence.
4, 5
6, 7
8, 9, 10, 11
12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17
18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23
24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29
30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37
38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 43, 44, 45, 46, 47
48, 49, 50, 51, 52, 53, 54, 55, 56, 57, 58, 59
60, 61, 62, 63, 64, 65, 66, 67, 68, 69, 70, 71
LINKS
FORMULA
a(n) = 1 + A070866(n+1). - R. J. Mathar, Jun 07 2010
MATHEMATICA
PrimeNext[n_]:=Module[{k}, k=n+1; While[ !PrimeQ[k], k++ ]; k]; d=0; p=2; lst={}; Do[d=PrimeNext[p+d]-p; p=p+=d; d--; AppendTo[lst, p+1], {n, 0, 5!}]; lst
CROSSREFS
Sequence in context: A310664 A161785 A234523 * A244408 A023374 A053016
KEYWORD
nonn
AUTHOR
EXTENSIONS
Definition rephrased by R. J. Mathar, Jun 07 2010
STATUS
approved

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