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A231604 Numbers n such that (42^n + 1)/43 is prime. 5


%S 3,709,1637,17911,127609,172663

%N Numbers n such that (42^n + 1)/43 is prime.

%C The first 5 terms are primes.

%H J. Brillhart et al., <a href="http://dx.doi.org/10.1090/conm/022">Factorizations of b^n +- 1</a>, Contemporary Mathematics, Vol. 22, Amer. Math. Soc., Providence, RI, 3rd edition, 2002.

%H P. Bourdelais,<a href="https://listserv.nodak.edu/cgi-bin/wa.exe?A2=NMBRTHRY;417ab0d6.0906">A Generalized Repunit Conjecture</a>

%H H. Dubner and T. Granlund, <a href="http://www.cs.uwaterloo.ca/journals/JIS/VOL3/DUBNER/dubner.html">Primes of the Form (b^n+1)/(b+1)</a>, J. Integer Sequences, 3 (2000), #P00.2.7.

%H H. Lifchitz, <a href="http://www.primenumbers.net/Henri/us/MersFermus.htm">Mersenne and Fermat primes field</a>

%H Eric Weisstein's World of Mathematics, <a href="http://mathworld.wolfram.com/Repunit.html">Repunit</a>.

%t Do[ p=Prime[n]; If[ PrimeQ[ (42^p + 1)/43 ], Print[p] ], {n, 1, 9592} ]

%o (PARI) is(n)=ispseudoprime((42^n+1)/43) \\ _Charles R Greathouse IV_, Feb 20 2017

%Y Cf. A000978 = numbers n such that (2^n + 1)/3 is prime. Cf. A007658, A057171, A057172, A057173, A057175, A001562, A057177, A057178, A057179, A057180, A057181, A057182, A057183, A057184, A057185, A057186, A057187, A057188, A057189, A057190, A057191, A071380, A071381, A071382, A084741, A084742, A065507, A126659, A126856, A185240, A229145, A229524, A230036, A229663.

%K hard,more,nonn

%O 1,1

%A _Robert Price_, Nov 11 2013

%E a(5)=127609 corresponds to a probable prime discovered by _Paul Bourdelais_, Jul 02 2018

%E a(6)=172663 corresponds to a probable prime discovered by _Paul Bourdelais_, Jul 29 2019

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