

A002163


Decimal expansion of square root of 5.
(Formerly M0293 N0105)


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2, 2, 3, 6, 0, 6, 7, 9, 7, 7, 4, 9, 9, 7, 8, 9, 6, 9, 6, 4, 0, 9, 1, 7, 3, 6, 6, 8, 7, 3, 1, 2, 7, 6, 2, 3, 5, 4, 4, 0, 6, 1, 8, 3, 5, 9, 6, 1, 1, 5, 2, 5, 7, 2, 4, 2, 7, 0, 8, 9, 7, 2, 4, 5, 4, 1, 0, 5, 2, 0, 9, 2, 5, 6, 3, 7, 8, 0, 4, 8, 9, 9, 4, 1, 4, 4, 1, 4, 4, 0, 8, 3, 7, 8, 7, 8, 2, 2, 7
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OFFSET

1,1


COMMENTS

Also the limiting ratio of Lucas[n]/Fibonacci[n].  Alexander Adamchuk, Oct 10 2007
Continued fraction expansion is 2 followed by {4} repeated.  Harry J. Smith, Jun 01 2009
This is the first Lagrange number.  Alonso del Arte, Dec 06 2011
Equals Tachiya's product_{n>0} (1 + 2/A000032(2^n)) = 4*product_{n>0} (1  1/A000032(2^n)).  Jonathan Sondow, Jan 11, 2012
A computation similar with that of the universal parabolic constant, performed on the curve cosh(x) with the parameters of the osculating parabola, gives as result 2*sinh(arccosh(3/2)), that is sqrt(5) instead of 2.2955871... for the parabola.  JeanFrançois Alcover, Jul 18 2013


REFERENCES

M. F. Jones, 22900D approximations to the square roots of the primes less than 100, Math. Comp., 22 (1968), 234235.
W. E. Mansell, Tables of Natural and Common Logarithms. Royal Society Mathematical Tables, Vol. 8, Cambridge Univ. Press, 1964, p. XVIII.
C. Pickover, Wonders of Numbers, Oxford University Press, NY, 2001, p. 106.
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).
Y. Tachiya, Transcendence of certain infinite products, J. Number Theory 125 (2007), 182200.


LINKS

Harry J. Smith, Table of n, a(n) for n = 1..20000
Jason Kimberley, Index of expansions of sqrt(d) in base b
D. Merrill, First million digits of square root of 5
R. Nemiroff and J. Bonnell, The first 1 million digits of the square root of 5
R. Nemiroff and J. Bonnell, Plouffe's Inverter, The first 1 million digits of the square root of 5
C. A. Pickover, "Wonders of Numbers, Adventures in Mathematics, Mind and Meaning," Zentralblatt review
J. Sondow, Evaluation of Tachiya's algebraic infinite products involving Fibonacci and Lucas numbers, Diophantine Analysis and Related Fields 2011  AIP Conference Proceedings, vol. 1385, pp. 97100.


FORMULA

e^(i*Pi)+ 2*Phi = sqrt(5).


EXAMPLE

2.236067977499789696409173668731276235440618359611525724270897245410520...


MATHEMATICA

RealDigits[N[Sqrt[5], 200]] (* Vladimir Joseph Stephan Orlovsky, May 27 2010 *)


PROG

(PARI) { default(realprecision, 20080); x=sqrt(5); for (n=1, 20000, d=floor(x); x=(xd)*10; write("b002163.txt", n, " ", d)); } \\ Harry J. Smith, Jun 01 2009


CROSSREFS

Cf. A000032, A000045.
Cf. A040002 Continued fraction.
Sequence in context: A080669 A099205 A051005 * A093422 A083506 A210222
Adjacent sequences: A002160 A002161 A002162 * A002164 A002165 A002166


KEYWORD

nonn,cons


AUTHOR

N. J. A. Sloane.


EXTENSIONS

Sequence corrected by Paul Zimmermann, Mar 15 1996. Additional comments from Jason Earls (zevi_35711(AT)yahoo.com), Mar 26 2001.


STATUS

approved



