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Mathematics of Computation
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A note on Chowla's function


Authors: M. Lal and A. Forbes
Journal: Math. Comp. 25 (1971), 923-925
MSC: Primary 10A20
MathSciNet review: 0297685
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Abstract: Iterates of a number-theoretic function, defined by $ L(n) = \sigma (n) - (1 + n)$, are investigated empirically, for $ n \leqq {10^5}$. This search has yielded 9 reduced amicable pairs.


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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1090/S0025-5718-1971-0297685-X
PII: S 0025-5718(1971)0297685-X
Keywords: Reduced amicable numbers, number-theoretic function
Article copyright: © Copyright 1971 American Mathematical Society