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A000503 a(n) = floor(tan(n)). 11
0, 1, -3, -1, 1, -4, -1, 0, -7, -1, 0, -226, -1, 0, 7, -1, 0, 3, -2, 0, 2, -2, 0, 1, -3, -1, 1, -4, -1, 0, -7, -1, 0, -76, -1, 0, 7, -1, 0, 3, -2, 0, 2, -2, 0, 1, -3, -1, 1, -4, -1, 0, -7, -1, 0, -46, -1, 0, 8, -1, 0, 3, -2, 0, 2, -2, 0, 1, -3, -1, 1, -4, -1, 0, -6, -1, 0, -33, -1, 0, 9, -1, 0, 3, -2, 0, 2, -2, 0, 1, -2, -1, 1, -3, -1, 0, -6, -1, 0, -26 (list; graph; refs; listen; history; text; internal format)
OFFSET

0,3

COMMENTS

Every integer appears infinitely often. - Charles R Greathouse IV, Aug 06 2012

Does not satisfy Benford's law [Whyman et al., 2016] - N. J. A. Sloane, Feb 12 2017

REFERENCES

Whyman, G., Ohtori, N., Shulzinger, E., & Bormashenko, E. (2016). Revisiting the Benford law: When the Benford-like distribution of leading digits in sets of numerical data is expectable?. Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications, 461, 595-601.

LINKS

T. D. Noe, Table of n, a(n) for n = 0..1000

David P. Bellamy, Jeffrey C. Lagarias, Felix Lazebnik, Proposed Problem: Large Values of Tan n

David P. Bellamy, Jeffrey C. Lagarias, Felix Lazebnik and Stephen M. Gagola, Jr., Large Values of Tangent: 10656, The American Mathematical Monthly, Vol. 106, No. 8 (Oct., 1999), pp. 782-784.

Daniel Forgues and Jon E. Schoenfield, Discussion of A000503

Index entries for sequences related to Benford's law

MAPLE

f := n->floor(evalf(tan(n)));

MATHEMATICA

Table[Floor[Tan[n]], {n, 0, 100}] (* Stefan Steinerberger, Apr 09 2006 *)

PROG

(PARI) a(n)=tan(n)\1 \\ Charles R Greathouse IV, Sep 04 2014

(MAGMA) [Floor(Tan(n)): n in [0..80]]; // Vincenzo Librandi, Jun 13 2015

CROSSREFS

Cf. A005657, A000493, A000480, A000494, A000484, A088306, A195911, A195910, A037448, A258024.

Sequence in context: A242735 A177058 A176921 * A254864 A111956 A024564

Adjacent sequences:  A000500 A000501 A000502 * A000504 A000505 A000506

KEYWORD

sign,easy,nice

AUTHOR

N. J. A. Sloane

EXTENSIONS

More terms from Stefan Steinerberger, Apr 09 2006

STATUS

approved

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