[seqfan] Re: Graph of A029944

Joshua Zucker joshua.zucker at gmail.com
Tue Dec 9 22:23:35 CET 2008

On Tue, Dec 9, 2008 at 12:02 PM,  <franktaw at netscape.net> wrote:
> The "lines" I'm seeing are where the prime occurs as the leading digits
> of the square.  Every number up to (but not necessarily including)
> 5*10^(n-1) occurs as the leading digits of an n digit number, so any
> target  not found until then will occur at that point.  You'll then
> continue to see more such values, gradually thinning out.
> I find it a bit surprising that this sequence is in the OEIS, and not
> the
> simpler "smallest m such that m^2 contains n as a substring" (unless
> I'm making a mistake in searching for it).

A038690 or relatedly A068165.

Franklin, will you insert the relevant xrefs or should I submit them
as a comment?


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