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A243404 Least number k such that n^k - n^(k-1) - ... - n^2 - n - 1 is prime. 0
1, 1, 2, 1, 2, 1, 2, 2, 2, 1, 564, 1, 10, 2, 2, 1, 14, 1, 2, 2, 8, 1, 2, 5, 2, 3, 2, 1, 2, 1, 252, 3, 20, 2, 6, 1, 2, 2, 4, 1, 24, 1, 2, 2, 2, 1, 2, 3, 2, 17, 24, 1, 2, 2, 2, 3, 4, 1, 2, 1, 4, 11, 2, 2, 2, 1, 2, 555, 2, 1, 8, 1, 12, 3, 2, 3, 6, 1, 4, 6, 680, 1, 6, 2, 2, 3, 132 (list; graph; refs; listen; history; text; internal format)
OFFSET

3,3

COMMENTS

a(n) = 1 iff n-1 is prime.

LINKS

Table of n, a(n) for n=3..89.

EXAMPLE

5^1 - 5^0 = 4 is not prime. 5^2 - 5^1 - 5^0 = 19 is prime. Thus a(5) = 2.

PROG

(PARI) a(n)=for(k=1, 10^3, if(ispseudoprime(n^k-sum(i=0, k-1, n^i)), return(k)))

n=1; while(n<100, print1(a(n), ", "); n++)

CROSSREFS

Sequence in context: A048684 A191613 A298642 * A219181 A347833 A260341

Adjacent sequences:  A243401 A243402 A243403 * A243405 A243406 A243407

KEYWORD

nonn

AUTHOR

Derek Orr, Jun 04 2014

STATUS

approved

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