331 (another Prime Pages' Curiosity)
 Curios: Curios Search:   Participate: Robert Franek wrote a book entitled The Best 331 Colleges. Sound travels just over 331 meters per second in dry (0% humidity) air at zero degrees Celsius. [Necula] The total population of Rives, Tennessee (the address of one of the authors), as of the 2000 census. ``` 133 331 1333 3331 13333 33331 133333 333331 1333333 3333331 13333333 33333331 composite and prime ``` The total number of reduced quadratic forms having one class per genus. [Noe] The United States conducted 331 atmospheric nuclear bomb tests before the test ban treaty of 1962. [McCranie] 331 = 11*13*17-2^2*3*5^2*7, using only the potential prime divisors (with multiplicity) up to the square root; and they use all of them. Can you find an expression for the next prime (337) in such a way? [Wood] 331 is the smallest prime that is good, happy, lucky, and cuban. [Green] 331 = (313) - (3*1*3) + (3^1^3). [Silva] The only known exponent n such that 83^n-82^n is a (probable) prime. [Hasler] The first prime to appear in the "commas sequence". The smallest prime p such that the concatenation of p and p^2 is a Cyclops number (331109561). [Gaydos] Add the cubes of the digits of p = 331, i.e. 1^3 + 3^3 + 3^3 + 1^3 = 55. Repeat the same steps with 55. It follows that 5^3 + 5^3 = 250, then 2^3 + 5^3 + 0^3 = 133, etc. Is 133 the only reversal of p in the sequence of primes? [Missailidis] (There are 8 curios for this number that have not yet been approved by an editor.) Prime Curios! © 2000-2018 (all rights reserved)  privacy statement