[seqfan] Re: a+b+c, a+b-c , a-b+c and -a+b+c all prime
israel at math.ubc.ca
israel at math.ubc.ca
Thu Feb 2 08:59:24 CET 2017
Dickson's conjecture implies that sequences such as this are infinite
unless there is some congruence condition that would imply that at least
one of the four must be divisible by a certain prime (which here would have
to be 2 or 3).
Cheers,
Robert
On Feb 1 2017, Zak Seidov wrote:
> Consider three distinct integers a,b,c such that all 4 numbers a+b+c,
> a+b-c, a-b+c and -a+b+c are positive/negative primes. E.g., for a=3 and
> b=4, c =
> 12,30,60,270,570,600,1230,1290,1620,2340,2550,3540,4020,4650,5850,6270,6360,6570,....
> Is this problem the old hat? What can be said about c in this particular
> case?
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