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A281063 Numbers k such that (299*10^k - 17)/3 is prime. 0
1, 3, 6, 12, 16, 18, 27, 30, 59, 60, 61, 118, 198, 208, 826, 1696, 1813, 4505, 7111, 9715, 11572, 15439, 17406, 55998, 89836, 158544, 199801 (list; graph; refs; listen; history; text; internal format)
OFFSET

1,2

COMMENTS

For k>1, numbers such that the digits 99 followed by k-1 occurrences of the digit 6 followed by the digit 1 is prime (see Example section).

a(28) > 2*10^5.

LINKS

Table of n, a(n) for n=1..27.

Makoto Kamada, Factorization of near-repdigit-related numbers.

Makoto Kamada, Search for 996w1.

EXAMPLE

3 is in this sequence because (299*10^3 - 17) / 3 = 99661 is prime.

Initial terms and primes associated:

a(1) = 1, 991;

a(2) = 3, 99661;

a(3) = 6, 99666661;

a(4) = 12, 99666666666661;

a(5) = 16, 996666666666666661; etc.

MATHEMATICA

Select[Range[0, 100000], PrimeQ[(299*10^# - 17) / 3] &]

CROSSREFS

Cf. A056654, A268448, A269303, A270339, A270613, A270831, A270890, A270929, A271269.

Sequence in context: A277335 A267353 A320607 * A032602 A116593 A109735

Adjacent sequences:  A281060 A281061 A281062 * A281064 A281065 A281066

KEYWORD

nonn,more,hard

AUTHOR

Robert Price, Jan 13 2017

EXTENSIONS

a(26)-a(27) from Robert Price, Apr 15 2020

Constant 229 corrected to 299 by Georg Fischer, Jun 26 2020

STATUS

approved

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