# A011974 : Is 2 the sum of 2 successive primes?

Jonathan Post jvospost3 at gmail.com
Mon Feb 18 07:29:38 CET 2008

```Zak reasonably asked: "Is 2 the sum of 2 successive primes?"

Only under the convention (sometimes observed in OEIS) that 1 is the
0-th prime. When this convention is applied, in my humble opinion, it
should be noted in the offset and/or title and/or comments.

On 2/17/08, zak seidov <zakseidov at yahoo.com> wrote:
>
> A011974: Is 2 the sum of 2 successive primes?
> zak
>
> %I A011974
> %S A011974
> 2,5,8,12,18,24,30,36,42,52,60,68,78,84,90,100,112
> %N A011974 Numbers that are the sum of 2 successive
> primes.
> %D A011974 Archimedeans Problems Drive, Eureka, 26
> (1963), 12.
> %F A011974 Essentially same as A001043.
>
> %I A001043 M3780 N0968
> %S A001043
> 5,8,12,18,24,30,36,42,52,60,68,78,84,90,100,112
> %N A001043 Numbers that are the sum of 2 successive
> primes.
> %D A001043 Archimedeans Problems Drive, Eureka, 26
> (1963), 12.
>
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