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revised A prime number pattern
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comment A prime number pattern
Link here. Thank you @Gerry Myerson!
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comment A prime number pattern
Finding numbers for which terminal values are $-1$ still hasn't landed me an odd number. This strongly points towards there being a poof. edit: Read @alex.jordan's explanation, much better than what I posted.
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comment A prime number pattern
@irrelephant: Sorry about that, fixed it. Thanks
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comment A prime number pattern
I can't post to OEIS, its unlisted there. Maybe someone might help? Here are some lists filtered by primality. Z=0, Z=1, Z=2
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comment A prime number pattern
@alex.jordan Yes. For every other odd prime from 3, the cycle seems to reach 1. However, by removing the is-prime constraint, we also get numbers like 8,14,20,25,27,30,33,35... (for Z=1)
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