On generating new amicable pairs from given amicable pairs

Author:
Herman J. J. te Riele

Journal:
Math. Comp. **42** (1984), 219-223

MSC:
Primary 11Y11; Secondary 11-04, 11A99

MathSciNet review:
725997

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Abstract: Methods are given for constructing new amicable pairs from given amicable pairs. By applying these methods to 1575 "mother" pairs known to the author, 1782 new amicable pairs were generated, so that the average "offspring" of these mother pairs is greater than 1. By a second, much more restricted application of the methods to the 400 smallest "daughter" pairs, 88 new "granddaughter" pairs were generated.

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DOI:
https://doi.org/10.1090/S0025-5718-1984-0725997-0

Keywords:
Amicable pair

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American Mathematical Society