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 A001213 a(n) = solution to the postage stamp problem with n denominations and 3 stamps. (Formerly M2647 N1340) 22
 3, 7, 15, 24, 36, 52, 70, 93, 121, 154, 186, 225, 271, 323, 385, 450, 515, 606, 684, 788, 865, 977, 1091, 1201, 1361 (list; graph; refs; listen; history; text; internal format)
 OFFSET 1,1 COMMENTS Fred Lunnon [W. F. Lunnon] defines "solution" to be the smallest value not obtainable by the best set of stamps. The solutions given are one lower than this, that is, the sequence gives the largest number obtainable without a break using the best set of stamps. REFERENCES R. K. Guy, Unsolved Problems in Number Theory, C12. N. J. A. Sloane, A Handbook of Integer Sequences, Academic Press, 1973 (includes this sequence). N. J. A. Sloane and Simon Plouffe, The Encyclopedia of Integer Sequences, Academic Press, 1995 (includes this sequence). LINKS R. Alter and J. A. Barnett, A postage stamp problem, Amer. Math. Monthly, 87 (1980), 206-210. Erich Friedman, Postage stamp problem R. L. Graham and N. J. A. Sloane, On Additive Bases and Harmonious Graphs, SIAM J. Algebraic and Discrete Methods, 1 (1980), 382-404. R. L. Graham and N. J. A. Sloane, On Additive Bases and Harmonious Graphs W. F. Lunnon, A postage stamp problem, Comput. J. 12 (1969) 377-380. Eric Weisstein's World of Mathematics, Postage stamp problem CROSSREFS Postage stamp sequences: A001208, A001209, A001210, A001211, A001212, A001213, A001214, A001215, A001216, A005342, A005343, A005344, A014616, A053346, A053348, A075060, A084192, A084193. A row or column of the array A196416 (possibly with 1 subtracted from it). Sequence in context: A284422 A283865 A283607 * A066044 A066460 A114221 Adjacent sequences:  A001210 A001211 A001212 * A001214 A001215 A001216 KEYWORD nonn,more AUTHOR EXTENSIONS Entry improved by comments from John Seldon (johnseldon(AT)onetel.com), Sep 15 2004 More terms from Al Zimmermann, Feb 20 2002 Further terms from Friedman web site, Jun 20, 2003 Removed a(17), as it was incorrect. Al Zimmermann, Nov 08 2009 a(17)-a(25) from Friedman by Robert Price, Jul 19 2013 STATUS approved

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