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A014715 Decimal expansion of Conway's constant. 4
1, 3, 0, 3, 5, 7, 7, 2, 6, 9, 0, 3, 4, 2, 9, 6, 3, 9, 1, 2, 5, 7, 0, 9, 9, 1, 1, 2, 1, 5, 2, 5, 5, 1, 8, 9, 0, 7, 3, 0, 7, 0, 2, 5, 0, 4, 6, 5, 9, 4, 0, 4, 8, 7, 5, 7, 5, 4, 8, 6, 1, 3, 9, 0, 6, 2, 8, 5, 5, 0, 8, 8, 7, 8, 5, 2, 4, 6, 1, 5, 5, 7, 1, 2, 6, 8, 1, 5, 7, 6, 6, 8, 6, 4, 4, 2, 5, 2, 2, 5, 5, 5 (list; constant; graph; refs; listen; history; text; internal format)
OFFSET

1,2

COMMENTS

An algebraic number of degree 71. - Charles R Greathouse IV, Aug 10 2014

REFERENCES

J. H. Conway, The weird and wonderful chemistry of audioactive decay, in T. M. Cover and Gopinath, eds., Open Problems in Communication and Computation, Springer, NY 1987, pp. 173-188.

S. R. Finch, Mathematical Constants, Cambridge, 2003, pp. 452-455.

I. Vardi, Computational Recreations in Mathematica. Addison-Wesley, Redwood City, CA, 1991, p. 4.

Clifford A. Pickover, The Math Book, From Pythagoras to the 57th Dimension, 250 Milestones in the History of Mathematics, Sterling Publ., NY, 2009, page 486.

LINKS

Harry J. Smith, Table of n, a(n) for n = 1..20000

John Conway and Brady Haran, Look-and-Say Numbers (2014)

S. R. Finch, Conway's Constant

Eric Weisstein's World of Mathematics, Conways Constant

Eric Weisstein's World of Mathematics, Lookand Say Sequence

EXAMPLE

1.303577269034296391257099112152551890730702504659404875754861390628550...

MATHEMATICA

RealDigits[ NSolve[{0 == Plus @@ ({1, 0, -1, -2, -1, 2, 2, 1, -1, -1, -1, -1, -1, 2, 5, 3, -2, -10, -3, -2, 6, 6, 1, 9, -3, -7, -8, -8, 10, 6, 8, -5, -12, 7, -7, 7, 1, -3, 10, 1, -6, -2, -10, -3, 2, 9, -3, 14, -8, 0, -7, 9, 3, -4, -10, -7, 12, 7, 2, -12, -4, -2, 5, 0, 1, -7, 7, -4, 12, -6, 3, -6} x^Range[71, 0, -1])}, {x}, 105][[-1, -1, -1]]][[1]] - Ryan Propper, Jul 29 2005

PROG

Contribution from Harry J. Smith, May 15 2009: (Start)

(PARI) { allocatemem(932245000); default(realprecision, 20080); x=NULL; r=solve(x=1, 2, \

x^71-x^69-2*x^68-x^67+2*x^66+2*x^65+x^64-x^63-x^62-x^61-x^60\

-x^59+2*x^58+5*x^57+3*x^56-2*x^55-10*x^54-3*x^53-2*x^52+6*x^51\

+6*x^50+x^49+9*x^48-3*x^47-7*x^46-8*x^45-8*x^44+10*x^43+6*x^42\

+8*x^41-5*x^40-12*x^39+7*x^38-7*x^37+7*x^36+x^35-3*x^34+10*x^33\

+x^32-6*x^31-2*x^30-10*x^29-3*x^28+2*x^27+9*x^26-3*x^25+14*x^24\

-8*x^23-7*x^21+9*x^20+3*x^19-4*x^18-10*x^17-7*x^16+12*x^15\

+7*x^14+2*x^13-12*x^12-4*x^11-2*x^10+5*x^9+x^7-7*x^6+7*x^5\

-4*x^4+12*x^3-6*x^2+3*x-6); for (n=1, 20000, d=floor(r); r=(r-d)*10; write("b014715.txt", n, " ", d)); } (End)

(PARI) P=Pol([1, 0, -1, -2, -1, 2, 2, 1, -1, -1, -1, -1, -1, 2, 5, 3, -2, -10, -3, -2, 6, 6, 1, 9, -3, -7, -8, -8, 10, 6, 8, -5, -12, 7, -7, 7, 1, -3, 10, 1, -6, -2, -10, -3, 2, 9, -3, 14, -8, 0, -7, 9, 3, -4, -10, -7, 12, 7, 2, -12, -4, -2, 5, 0, 1, -7, 7, -4, 12, -6, 3, -6]); polrootsreal(P)[3] \\ Charles R Greathouse IV, Aug 10 2014

CROSSREFS

Cf. A014967, A005150, A006715, A006751, A014967 (continued fraction).

Sequence in context: A198431 A138188 A229704 * A131656 A194492 A194136

Adjacent sequences:  A014712 A014713 A014714 * A014716 A014717 A014718

KEYWORD

nonn,cons

AUTHOR

Eric W. Weisstein

EXTENSIONS

More terms from Eric W. Weisstein, Jul 01, 2003

Fixed my PARI program, had -n. Removed an old PARI program Harry J. Smith, May 19 2009

STATUS

approved

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