Estimates for the Chebyshev function

Author:
N. Costa Pereira

Journal:
Math. Comp. **44** (1985), 211-221

MSC:
Primary 11A25; Secondary 11N45, 11Y35, 33A70

Corrigendum:
Math. Comp. **48** (1987), 447.

MathSciNet review:
771046

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Abstract: A simple approximation for the difference is established by elementary methods. This approximation is used to obtain several estimates for which are sharper than those previously given in the literature.

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DOI:
http://dx.doi.org/10.1090/S0025-5718-1985-0771046-9

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© Copyright 1985
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