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A033816 a(n) = 2*n^2 + 3*n + 3. 20
3, 8, 17, 30, 47, 68, 93, 122, 155, 192, 233, 278, 327, 380, 437, 498, 563, 632, 705, 782, 863, 948, 1037, 1130, 1227, 1328, 1433, 1542, 1655, 1772, 1893, 2018, 2147, 2280, 2417, 2558, 2703, 2852, 3005, 3162, 3323, 3488, 3657, 3830, 4007, 4188, 4373, 4562 (list; graph; refs; listen; history; text; internal format)
OFFSET

0,1

COMMENTS

For n >= 1, (1,1) entry in 2n+1 X 2n+1 magic square built using the "north-east" technique.

LINKS

Vincenzo Librandi, Table of n, a(n) for n = 0..1000

Guo-Niu Han, Enumeration of Standard Puzzles

Guo-Niu Han, Enumeration of Standard Puzzles [Cached copy]

Index entries for sequences related to magic squares

Index entries for linear recurrences with constant coefficients, signature (3,-3,1).

FORMULA

From Colin Barker, Jun 27 2012: (Start)

a(n) = 3*a(n-1) - 3*a(n-2) + a(n-3).

G.f.: (3 - x + 2*x^2)/(1 - x)^3. (End)

E.g.f.: (2*x^2 + 5*x + 3)*exp(x). - G. C. Greubel, Jul 15 2017

MATHEMATICA

a[n_]:=2*n^2+3*n+3; ...and/or...Array[ -#*(1-#*2)+2&, 5!, 0] (* Vladimir Joseph Stephan Orlovsky, Dec 21 2008 *)

CoefficientList[Series[(3-x+2*x^2)/(1-x)^3, {x, 0, 50}], x] (* Vincenzo Librandi, Jul 07 2012 *)

LinearRecurrence[{3, -3, 1}, {3, 8, 17}, 50] (* Harvey P. Dale, May 07 2015 *)

PROG

(MAGMA) I:=[3, 8, 17]; [n le 3 select I[n] else 3*Self(n-1)-3*Self(n-2)+Self(n-3): n in [1..50]]; // Vincenzo Librandi, Jul 07 2012

(PARI) a(n)=2*n^2+3*n+3 \\ Charles R Greathouse IV, Sep 24 2015

CROSSREFS

Sequence in context: A073433 A059518 A024929 * A011889 A188426 A105163

Adjacent sequences:  A033813 A033814 A033815 * A033817 A033818 A033819

KEYWORD

easy,nonn

AUTHOR

Olivier Gorin (gorin(AT)roazhon.inra.fr)

EXTENSIONS

More terms from James A. Sellers, Jun 20 2000

Offset corrected by Charles R Greathouse IV, Jul 25 2010

STATUS

approved

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