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A239938 a(n) = least number k > 0 such that n*k^n - 1 is prime, or 0 if no such k exists. 2
3, 2, 1, 1, 4, 1, 8, 1, 40, 3, 10, 1, 56, 1, 10, 0, 46, 1, 6, 1, 42, 51, 4, 1, 8, 67, 0, 18, 102, 1, 98, 1, 38, 6, 136, 0, 90, 1, 10, 3, 52, 1, 12, 1, 18, 3, 28, 1, 72, 165, 40, 657, 418, 1, 44, 205, 94, 9, 426, 1, 482, 1, 4, 0, 418, 252, 38, 1, 400, 165, 28, 1, 140 (list; graph; refs; listen; history; text; internal format)
OFFSET
1,1
COMMENTS
a(n) = 1 iff n-1 is prime.
If a(n) = 0 then n is in A097764. Note the converse is not true: a(4) = 1, not 0.
Up to a(1000), the largest term is a(456) = 947310. The PFGW program has been used to certify all the terms up to a(1000), using the 'N+1' deterministic test. - Giovanni Resta, Mar 30 2014
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EXAMPLE
1*1^1 - 1 = 0 is not prime. 1*2^1 - 1 = 1 is not prime. 1*3^1 - 1 = 2 is prime. Thus a(1) = 3.
MATHEMATICA
nope[n_] := n > 4 && Catch@Block[{p = 2}, While[n >= p^p, If[ IntegerQ[ n^(1/p)/p], Throw@ True]; p = NextPrime@ p]; False]; a[n_] := If[nope@ n, 0, Block[{k = 1}, While[! PrimeQ[n*k^n - 1], k++]; k]]; Array[a, 80] (* Giovanni Resta, Mar 30 2014 *)
A239938[n_] := If[n != 4 && # != 1 && GCD[n, #] != 1 &[GCD @@ FactorInteger[n][[All, -1]]], 0, NestWhile[# + 1 &, 1, Not@PrimeQ[n #^n - 1] &]]; Array[A239938, 73] (* JungHwan Min, Dec 28 2015 *)
PROG
(PARI) Pro(n) = for(k=1, 10^4, if(ispseudoprime(n*k^n-1), return(k)));
n=1; while(n<100, print1(Pro(n), ", "); n+=1)
CROSSREFS
Sequence in context: A053989 A342459 A057160 * A097794 A275494 A137683
KEYWORD
nonn
AUTHOR
Derek Orr, Mar 29 2014
STATUS
approved

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