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The 15 Threedigit Palindromic Primes



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 led The 101 , 131 , 151 , 181 , 191 , 313 , 353 , 373 , 383 , 727 , 757 , 787 , 797 , 919 , 929 threedigit palindromic primes led 
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ID Number: A002385 (Formerly M0670 and N0247) Sequence: 2,3,5,7,11,101,131,151,181,191,313,353,373,383,727,757,787,797,919, 929,10301,10501,10601,11311,11411,12421,12721,12821,13331,13831,13931, 14341,14741,15451,15551,16061,16361,16561,16661,17471,17971,18181 Name: Palindromic primes. References A. Beiler, Recreations in the Theory of Numbers, Dover, NY, 1964, p. 228. Links: K. S. Brown, On General Palindromic Numbers P. De Geest, World!Of Palindromic Primes Keywords: nonn,base,nice,easy Offset: 1 Author(s): njas,sp

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313 as displacement to the powers of ten
such that they are also the smallest (probable) primes from that axis
10180+313
10661+313
102160+313
102569+313
106012+313
Shyam Sunder Gupta's entry [ June 7, 2002 ] [email] [site]
"313 is the smallest happy number which is a multi-digit palindromic prime."
313 divides the following two primorial constructions
73# – 1 = the product of the first 21 primes (from 2 to 73) – 1
239# + 1 = the product of the 52 first primes (from 2 to 239) + 1
Note that (73 + 239) + 1 = 313
Hisanori Mishima, Factorization results PI Pn - 1 (n = 1 to 110)
Hisanori Mishima, Factorization results PI Pn + 1 (n = 1 to 110)
Starting with composite number 39 and applying the procedure
Repeated Factorisation of Concatenated Primefactors
we arrive at 39 = 3 x 13 which is 313 after just one step.
313 is the largest palindromic substring of
322 or 911
Both expansions are equal to 31381059609
(See Sloane A046261 and A046267 )
The palstring 7097907 was found at position 3135373 counting from the first digit
after the decimal point of  Pi. [ Pi-Search Puzzle Page ]
I am still not sure whether this item belongs to this 3135373 or to the 3135373 section.
Some suggest I should use it as the first item for section 3135373...
Anyway it is a neat fact that these three consecutive palprimes occur like this !


[ March 30, 2008 ] G. L. Honaker asked me

Did you ever see the film Catch Me If You Can (2002) ?

In it, Frank Abagnale Jr. (Leonardo DiCaprio) is making a fake ID
and using 3/13 as his birthdate !


'313' - Enoch Haga's key to containment of the Beast !

Enoch Haga, a retired teacher (taught mathematics, computer programming and business classes for over
35 years in California public schools) - more about the author - currently living in Livermore, east of San Francisco,
told me that the '313 stuff' started as an innocent challenge inspired by his friend G. L. Honaker, Jr.

Enoch likes to string this '313 stuff' together with some kind of flamboyant narrative. Now, Sri Mighty Flighty
of Cattapurr, Chief Guru of California (CGC)
, is a convenient scapegoat for Enoch, someone on whom he can
blame his mistakes. Following is his esoteric story of the containment of the beast 666 using palprime 313 !

"The other day while waiting for some PalPrimes to pop up, I happened to
step outside and inhale some smog. Shortly thereafter, I received a revelation:
I was told that I am controlled by Sri Mighty Flighty of Cattapurr,
Chief Guru of California
, and as such the SF has authorized me to issue
proclamations in my name under his authority.

Since Re 13:18 clearly states the number of the wild beast to be 666, and
since this mark is to be placed on the forehead or on the right hand (my
keyboard hand! and mouse controller!), I see that the Wild Beast, being a
powerful fallen angel, is infinitely uncontained. Now the Wild Beast can
only be contained by an unfallen angel, indeed one who is sent out to do
battle. This, it has been revealed to be Michael, whose number is 99. The
SF is content to watch them both do battle forever, and will not intervene
so as to spoil the fun.
Therefore, a Wild Beast, or Beast, is 666, and a Michael is 99. Each of
these angels has legions of angels, b's or beasts for the Beast, and little
a's or angels for Michael.

6 = beastly germ
66 = infectious germ
666 = virulent beast or the Wild Beast or B
99 = fighting angel, slayer of dragons, Michael, or M

Both B and M have angels in two ranks:

Michael's 1st rank
9 1's x 2 or 18 (111111111666111111111)
3 3's x 2 or 18 (333666333)

Michael's 2nd rank
2 7's x 2 or 28 (7766677)
2 9's x 2 or 36 (9966699) DANGER! 4 x 9 = 36; this can unleash 6 more
beastly germs and send them out to the four corners of the earth!
Just two 3's do not contain and in fact may be sucked in by the B to gain
energy! (36663 - the 3+3 adds a germ! moreover the total is now 24, and
24 / 4 = a drunken B)
5 2's x 2 = 20 (2222266622222) contains B and gives edge to M
3 4's x 2 = 24 (444666444) contains B BUT power could be leaked to B, as
24/4 = 6, and that 6 could defect from M to B

Beware of 3 2's together as they may create a beastly germ!

9966699 is a double M, highly effective in containment, even better:
the triple M: 999666999, and no angels can defect as 27 isn't divisible by 6!

Beware of situations such as this: 6661666; notice that one of Michael's 1st
rank angels is vulnerable and may be captured and even eaten!

It has been revealed to me that the B can be contained only through
DIVISION, thus 1318/2 = 659, a PRIME (Recall Re 13:18). Thus if we divide
666/2 we obtain 333, a reduced B. Now, if we replace the middle three with
an angel of the first rank, 1, we obtain 313 (the Number of the Duck), the
KEY TO CONTAINMENT OF THE BEAST.

313666313 does the trick, as if there is an attack of 6 in either direction,
it is immediately overwhelmed by 7 on either side. Nevertheless, the B will
always keep trying!

The vision fades...

Sri Mighty Flighty of Cattapurr, CGC"

Some notes

Donald Duck ?
Visited http://www.brucehamilton.com/gladstone/disneycomics/prevish.html (broken link).
Now I understand why Enoch calls 313 the Number of the Duck !

duckmobile   "313 is the license plate number on Donald Duck's automobile!"


In the constant  Pi

The string 313 found at position 858 counting from the first digit after the decimal point.
Palindrome 78387 follows immediately !
[ See also in Sloane's database sequence with index number A038101 ]
The string 666 found at position 2440 counting from the first digit after the decimal point.
Palprime 727 follows immediately !

Enoch remarks that
Of course all Ducks by In-Duck-tive reasoning now realize that 3.13 is the true value of pi.
In In-Duck-tive reasoning only one confirming example is needed!


The Duck Army and 313
G. L. Honaker, Jr.'s motto "QUACK ALL THAT YOU CAN QUACK!" [ February 10, 2000 ]

The U.S. Army Reserves announced its latest toll free number :
1(888)313-ARMY
or properly "D"-coded : 1-888-313-2769
By conDUCKting a routine concatenation G. L. managed to uncover
some rather disquieting news: 18883132769 is prime !

The duckarmy cartoon by Enoch Haga

Interesting sources


Floating around in space for 313 days.

G. L. Honaker, Jr. reports the following fact :

The Russian astronaut Sergei Krikalev returned to Earth after spending
exactly 313 days in space. In space, astronauts (or cosmonauts) can expect their
heartbeat to slow and suffer from space sickness...
Some say he also walked like a duck for a while !

Websource : All Systems Go: Bar Code in Space (broken link)


A duck to the duckth.

Facts from Enoch Haga

bluedot There is only one duck in the expansion of 313^313 - a 782 digit number !
After the 406th digit you'll find the one and only 313.

 1274610970300263200888968784417700338335618419643837688920311024503746596164896
41249810762237495002232897811996972160699514037144492043557032105601277552468661
20534521961427863116198351965979693980604137846614187055474451810271643948594982
78737159667679625114138816298363181256549958711646379057979446259953191257493281
29013646348865942517186824182307729704748276081791721496521780740927481599977133
34136183135645205767361477983753414314622304158485220665043016109249805729529425
53755954502039432994417164077215336872224664149250572051320157903542207932768578
47789998066360064670894400346948871692058732092734190231554127965176337936104389
84279564833034071143284244326458520422902338436492705306298219928193213795513096
016308040297068762469448765341747383352706249717060033734444153
bluedot 313 occurs
in e to 2000067 places, 1884 times
in pi to 1048576 places, 984 times
in M37 with 909526 digits, 903 times
A remarkably (?) consistent number of times per 100.000 digits.

bluedot 313 divides evenly any string of 312 identical digits 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 or 9.
312 is the lowest value.
There is a right triangle where the hypothenuse is 313 and the sides are 312 and 25.

bluedot 313 and 11
The 313th prime is 2081 and 2+0+8+1 = 11
There are 65 primes <= 313 and 6+5 = 11

A nice pattern
3443 / 313 = 11 (all terms palindromic)
37873 / 313 = 121 and 121 / 11 = 11 (all terms palindromic)
416603 / 313 = 1331 / 121 = 11
4582633 / 313 = 14641 / 1331 = 11
50408963 / 313 = 161051 / 14641 = 11


"Curious and Interesting Numbers" - David Wells

313
The only 3-digit palindromic prime to be palindromic also in base 2.
It equals 1001110012. (M. E. Larsen)


The Pellian and 313

Frenicle, a countryman of Fermat, challenged the Englishman Wallis to solve
x2 - 313y2 = 1
inferring that Wallis couldn't do it. Lord Brouncker, an associate of Wallis,
in a couple of hours found a solution, as did Wallis himself.
Page 248, Albert H. Beiler, "The Pellian", "Recreations in the Theory of Numbers",
2nd ed. New York: Dover, 1996. ISBN U-486-21096-0.


313 a Binary Gleichniszahlen-Reihe term

313 is a term from the 'Binary Gleichniszahlen-Reihe (BGR)' when converted into decimal !
Consult Sloane's sequences A045998, A045999 and A048522.

Describe              after mod 2              into decimal
                      (A045998)                (A048522)
-----------------------------------------------------------------------------
1                     1                        1
11                    11                       3
21                    01                       1
1011                  1011                     11
111021                111001                   57
312011                110011                   51
212021                010001                   17
10113011              10111011                 187
1110311021            1110111001               953
3110312011            1110110011               947
3110212021            1110010001               913
3120113011            1100111011               827
2120311021            0100111001               313 ---> Number of the Duck!
...


Anno Domini 313

In 313 AD Constantine was in the 7th year of his reign.

To find out what happened on any day, including March 13 (3-13) go to:
Today In History


313 revisited.

Enoch Haga wrote a book "Exploring Prime Numbers on Your PC",
2nd ed. 1998, ISBN 1-885794-16-9 (3rd ed. out soon) on primes
that also set off G. L. Honaker, Jr. to thinker with the palprime 313.

Beginning on page 5,

"Because 313 is my favorite number and palprime, I use it as an example to try my algorithm for testing numbers for primality. Of course 313 became my favorite number because each day when I left my teaching job, I happened to notice that the time was 3:13 pm. Usually I left home at 7:11 am because it is a double-lucky number at the craps tables! I mentioned that 313 is a palindromic number, and asked "How many palindromic primes are there? It might be fun to try to find out..."
Then on page 86 in "313 Revisited" Enoch remarks
"I'm not going to let you leave this book without learning more about my favorite number, 313. This is a three-digit palindrome whose digits sum to a lucky number, 3+1+3 =7. . . . Two of these digits, 3 and 7, are also prime, and the other isn't composite! Twice the lucky number less 1 is an unlucky number: 2*7-1=13. The digits of 14 sum to 5, another prime. The unlucky number, 13, with its digits reversed is a prime, 31, terminating a five-digit palindrome: 1 3 1 3 1. (A prime, such as 13, which is reversible to another prime, such as 31, is called an emirp.) The first digit of 313, when squared, factors the larger palindrome evenly: 13131/9 = 1459. The digits of this second factor, 1459, which is also a prime, when summed and summed again (1+4+5+9=19, and 9+1=10), give us the base of our number system, 10. To clinch it all, 313 = 12^2 + 13^2: 144 + 169 = 313, the sum of two consecutive squares. Can you discover anything else about 313 ?"
From here Honaker went berserk! Now we are both crazy !






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353 as displacement to the powers of ten
such that they are also the largest (probable) primes nearing that axis
101925353
104485353
1024297 353
353 is the smallest divisor of 1024 + 1.




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373 as displacement to the powers of ten
such that they are also the smallest (probable) primes from that axis
1087+373
105947+373
107987+373
109525+373
1011067+373
373 is a circular prime.
Alberto Hernández Narváez, from Monterrey, México (email)
constructed (22/07/1999) the following interesting 8 x 8 record matrix
1 3 1 6 3 3 9 3     
1 9 3 4 9 1 9 9     
3 3 3 9 1 1 3 9     
6 3 3 8 9 2 9 9     
9 7 3 7 5 4 7 1     
7 3 2 7 1 3 4 7     
3 1 9 9 6 7 9 3     
9 3 9 6 7 7 9 3     
The Hernández matrix has exactly 373 distinct embedded primes !
Read the lines or part of them vertically, horizontally or diagonally, and in both direction.
For more information visit Carlos Rivera's PP&P Gordon Lee puzzle.
373 is a prime factor of two Reversed Smarandache Concatenated Numbers
The first one is Rsm61 or 616059...7654321
The second one is Rsm167 or 167166165...7654321

Furthermore Sm194 is not completely factored.
(See Smarandache Concatenated Numbers)
To find them all you need to do is factorize a 373-digit composite number !
The sum of five consecutive primes
373 = 67 + 71 + 73 + 79 + 83
The sum of the squares of five consecutive primes
373 = 32 + 52 + 72 + 112 + 132
373 is a sum of positive powers of its digits. [ Sloane's A007532 ]
31 + 73 + 33
The string 373 was found at position 5229 counting from the first digit
after the decimal point of  Pi. [ Pi-Search Puzzle Page ]
No other 3-digit prime is 'first' found beyond this position.
373 is the only 3-digit palindromic prime 'generator' [ G. L. Honaker, Jr. ]
of a length-4 prime chain. Go here to the topic about Self Descriptive Primes
A group of 25 elements can be partitioned in exactly 373 palindromic ways.
[ Sloane's A025065 - by Clark Kimberling ]
Factorial 199 or 199! has exactly 373 digits.
Note that 199 is a prime number. [ Sloane's A035065 to A035068 ]
373 can be expressed in three ways as prime1 + prime2 + 1 - (Carlos Rivera)
199 + 173 + 1 | 193 + 179 + 1 | 191 + 181 + 1
Starting with composite number 38 and applying the procedure
Repeated Factorisation of Concatenated Primefactors
we arrive at 38 = 2 x 19 and 219 = 3 x 73 which is 373 after two steps.
Most of us possess or read David Wells' book
"Dictionary of Curious and Interesting Numbers", Penguin Books Ltd., Ed. 1988.
Alas, there is no entry for the number 373 !
We all live in a palindromic 11-year interval [ 1991 - 2002 ] - An interpalindromicum.
1991 written out in English = ONE THOUSAND NINE HUNDRED NINETY ONE
Take A=1, B=2, C=3, ... and the summation yields our number 373 - See PP&P Puzzle 33
Here is a beautiful Magic Square filled only with palindromes  282 737 646
Pay attention, folks, as now follows a very difficult question  919 555 191
Can you guess the missing number in the middle  464   ?   828
Water boils at a temperature of 100° Celsius.
Water boils at a temperature of 212° Fahrenheit.
Water boils at a temperature of ....... 373° Kelvin !
373 is highly decomposable and transformable into other primes.
Every prefix is prime 373 - 37 - 3 | Sloane's A024770
Every suffix is prime 373 - 73 - 3 | Sloane's A033664
Every permutation of its digits is prime 373 - 337 - 733 | Sloane's A003459
373 is palindromic in other bases as well.
37310 = 4549 = 5658 = 113114
373 is the average of its two 'neighbour primes' | Sloane's A006562.
373 = ( 367 + 379 ) / 2


'373' the king amidst the threedigit palprimes

Let me expand with another rather small palindromic prime namely  373 .
Quite uninteresting at first sight, I hear you utter.
But then take another look at the following table were various random aspects of this number are displayed.
You'll never say again a number is uninteresting.
Mike Keith has written a very interesting paper about this uninteresting? topic.


[ May 15, 2001 ]
Henk Bakker from The Netherlands (email) found
a very original relation between 373 and 313... through the use of other basesystems
but preserving the decimal notation !
Here are his results going back to various bases:
3|7|310 = 12|131
3|7|310 = 31|3120
3|7|310 = 1|111262
Henk wrote he checked them all, and the above ones are the only
additional ones beside 4549 = 5658 = 113114
and the trivials, with bases larger or equal than 373, that is.






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383 as displacement to the powers of ten
such that they are also the largest (probable) primes from that axis
10218383
10842383
103301383
103504383
108365383
1018225383
383 is a Woodall prime. It is explained by Matt Parker in the video below.

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