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Re: [PrimeNumbers] Somebody knows this conjecture?

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  • Jens Kruse Andersen
    ... Technical quibbles: 1) The above applies to Riesel numbers with a finite covering set. I think it s unknown whether this is all Riesel numbers. 2) Riesel
    Message 1 of 4 , Jan 13, 2011
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      I wrote:
      > Riesel numbers form arithmetic progressions with common difference
      > equal to the product of the primes in the covering set.
      > For example, 509203 + b*(3*5*7*13*17*241) is a Riesel number for any b.

      Technical quibbles:
      1) The above applies to Riesel numbers with a finite covering set.
      I think it's unknown whether this is all Riesel numbers.
      2) Riesel numbers are odd by definition so throw in a factor 2 in
      the common difference.

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      Jens Kruse Andersen
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