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A275411 Least k such that sigma(k*n) = sigma(k*n-1), or 0 if no such k exists. 0
15, 479, 5, 155257, 3 (list; graph; refs; listen; history; text; internal format)
OFFSET

1,1

COMMENTS

See also A275337.

From Michael De Vlieger, Jul 27 2016: (Start)

Terms 6 through 60, with 0 signifying no such k <= 10^6: {0, 195, 99107, 23, 372601, 7257, 0, 105, 1439, 1, 312646, 158, 0, 31894, 0, 65, 4213, 9, 0, 119, 10559, 717, 59677, 5607, 0, 2086, 156323, 2419, 79, 39, 0, 16378, 15947, 35, 0, 362, 0, 12154, 544409, 97, 17236, 9362, 0, 15093, 0, 717, 261103, 4347, 0, 2681, 0, 38051, 3343, 1353, 0}.

n such that a(n) = 0 in above data: {6, 12, 18, 20, 24, 30, 36, 40, 42, 48, 50, 54, 56, 60}, i.e., multiples of 2 and 3, and 2 and 5. (End)

LINKS

Table of n, a(n) for n=1..5.

EXAMPLE

a(2) = 479 because sigma(479*2) = sigma(479*2-1).

MATHEMATICA

Table[k = 1; While[DivisorSigma[1, k n] != DivisorSigma[1, k n - 1], k++]; k, {n, 5}] (* Michael De Vlieger, Jul 27 2016 *)

PROG

(PARI) a(n) = {my(k = 2); while (sigma(k*n) != sigma(k*n-1), k++); k; } \\ Michel Marcus, Jul 27 2016

CROSSREFS

Cf. A002961, A275337.

Sequence in context: A120600 A279922 A129892 * A289185 A079610 A218803

Adjacent sequences:  A275408 A275409 A275410 * A275412 A275413 A275414

KEYWORD

nonn,more

AUTHOR

Altug Alkan, Jul 27 2016

STATUS

approved

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