On a conjecture of Balog

Author:
Adolf Hildebrand

Journal:
Proc. Amer. Math. Soc. **95** (1985), 517-523

MSC:
Primary 11A05; Secondary 11B05

MathSciNet review:
810155

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Abstract: A conjecture of A. Balog is proved which gives a sufficient condition on a set of positive integers such that is infinite. A consequence of this result is that, for every , there are infinitely many integers such that both and have a prime factor .

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DOI:
https://doi.org/10.1090/S0002-9939-1985-0810155-4

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