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Persistence of form and the value group of reducible cubics


Author: P. D. T. A. Elliott
Journal: Trans. Amer. Math. Soc. 299 (1987), 133-143
MSC: Primary 11N60; Secondary 11D85, 11K65
MathSciNet review: 869403
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Abstract: It is proved that the values of $ x({x^2} + c)$, $ c \ne 0$, at positive integers, multiplicatively generate the positive rationals. Analogs in rational function fields are obtained.


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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1090/S0002-9947-1987-0869403-3
Article copyright: © Copyright 1987 American Mathematical Society