[seqfan] Re: Primes mod 6
israel at math.ubc.ca
israel at math.ubc.ca
Sun Oct 9 09:25:55 CEST 2011
Oh, and the answer is that it is _not_ always nonnegative: the first
value of x such that there are more primes up to x of the form 3n+1
than 3n+2 is 608,981,813,029.
Robert Israel israel at math.ubc.ca
Department of Mathematics http://www.math.ubc.ca/~israel
University of British Columbia Vancouver, BC, Canada
On Oct 8 2011, franktaw at netscape.net wrote:
>https://oeis.org/draft/A174695 is the number of primes, through the
>n-th prime, congruent to 5 (mod 6), minus the number congruent to 1
>(mod 6).
>
>I seem to remember seeing something recently implying that this
>sequence is always nonnegative. I don't remember where, however. Can
>anyone clarify this, or am going into early senility?
>
>Franklin T. Adams-Watters
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