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 A033989 Write 0,1,2,... in a clockwise spiral on a square lattice, writing each digit at a separate lattice point, starting with 0 at the origin and 1 at x=0, y=-1; sequence gives the numbers on the negative x-axis. 16

%I

%S 0,3,1,1,3,2,7,9,1,1,6,9,4,7,9,1,2,1,2,1,6,7,4,3,6,1,2,9,5,1,1,0,9,3,

%T 1,3,6,6,1,8,6,9,2,5,0,2,2,4,6,6,2,5,6,0,3,8,9,5,3,3,6,9,4,0,5,4,4,9,

%U 8,0,5,0,4,5,5,3,3,1,6,8,5,8,6,5,1,4,7,4,9,1,8,5,1,9,9,8,6,6,9,1,1,6,4,8,1

%N Write 0,1,2,... in a clockwise spiral on a square lattice, writing each digit at a separate lattice point, starting with 0 at the origin and 1 at x=0, y=-1; sequence gives the numbers on the negative x-axis.

%H Reinhard Zumkeller, <a href="/A033989/b033989.txt">Table of n, a(n) for n = 0..1000</a>

%F a(n) = A033307(4*n^2-n-1) for n > 0. - _Andrew Woods_, May 20 2012

%e 2---3---2---4---2---5---2

%e | |

%e 2 1---3---1---4---1 6

%e | | | |

%e 2 2 4---5---6 5 2

%e | | | | | |

%e 1 1 3 0 7 1 7

%e | | | | | | |

%e 2 1 2---1 8 6 2

%e | | | | |

%e 0 1---0---1---9 1 8

%e | | |

%e 2---9---1---8---1---7 2

%e We begin with the 0 and wrap the numbers 1 2 3 4 ... around it. Then the sequence is obtained by reading leftwards, starting from the initial 0. - _Andrew Woods_, May 20 2012

%t nmax = 1000; A033307 = Flatten[IntegerDigits /@ Range[0, nmax^2+10*nmax]]; a[n_] := If[n==0, 0, A033307[[4n^2-n+1]]]; Table[a[n], {n, 0, nmax}] (* _Jean-François Alcover_, Apr 23 2017, after _Andrew Woods_ *)

%o a033989 0 = 0

%o a033989 n = a033307 \$ a185950 n -- _Reinhard Zumkeller_, Aug 14 2013

%Y Sequences based on the same spiral: A033953, A033988, A033990. Spiral without zero: A033952.

%Y Other sequences from spirals: A001107, A002939, A007742, A033951, A033954, A033991, A002943, A033996, A033988.

%K nonn,base,easy,nice

%O 0,2

%A _N. J. A. Sloane_

%E More terms from Andrew J. Gacek (andrew(AT)dgi.net)

%E Edited by _Charles R Greathouse IV_, Nov 01 2009

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