[seqfan] Re: Conways 5th problem solved

Neil Sloane njasloane at gmail.com
Sun Oct 12 16:21:44 CEST 2014

As Hans suggested, John Conway was referring to A195264, where the 20th
term is indeed not known, rather than the "home primes" sequence A037274,
where the first open case is n=49.

On Sun, Oct 12, 2014 at 1:39 AM, Hans Havermann <gladhobo at teksavvy.com>

> Neil Sloane: "At the OEIS-50 Fest yesterday, John Conway offered $1000 for
> the 20th term of A037274 (well, he didn't phrase the question in exactly
> those words). The answer of course is a(20) = 3318308475676071413."
> Curiously a(20) of the variant sequence, A195264, is the smallest unknown.
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