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A048940 Starting position of the first occurrence of a string of at least n '9's in the decimal expansion of Pi. 19
5, 44, 762, 762, 762, 762, 1722776, 36356642, 564665206 (list; graph; refs; listen; history; text; internal format)
OFFSET

1,1

COMMENTS

a(10) > 11*10^9 - 1. - Eric W. Weisstein, Jul 20 2013

Pi digits 3,1,4,... are indexed 0,1,2,... Note that this is different from other sequences such as A049522, A084073 which use indices 1,2,3,... For example, the position of the curious accumulation of six 9s is called 762 here; the same position is called 763 in A049522, A084073. - Jeppe Stig Nielsen, Aug 21 2017

LINKS

Table of n, a(n) for n=1..9.

David G. Andersen, The Pi-Search Page. (Yields, as of today, an incorrect result of 66780105 for the first occurrence of eight "9"s. - M. F. Hasler, Mar 19 2017)

Eric Weisstein's World of Mathematics, Feynman Point

Eric Weisstein's World of Mathematics, Pi Digits

MATHEMATICA

Module[{m, nn = 7}, m = First@ RealDigits@ N[Pi, 10^nn]; Array[ SequencePosition[m, ConstantArray[9, #]][[1, 1]] - 1 &, nn]] (* Michael De Vlieger, Mar 20 2017 *)

CROSSREFS

Cf. A000796: Decimal expansion (or digits) of Pi.

First occurrence of n times the same digit: A035117 (n '1's), A050281 (n '2's), A050282, A050283, A050284, A050286, A050287, A048940 (n '9's).

First occurrence of exactly n times the same digit: A096755 (exactly n '1's), A096756, A096757, A096758, A096759, A096760, A096761, A096762, A096763 (exactly n '9's), A050279 (exactly n '0's).

First occurrence of n: A176341; of concatenate(1,...,n): A121280 = A068987 - 1.

Cf. A049522, A084073.

Sequence in context: A222059 A252931 A229396 * A218375 A058792 A113948

Adjacent sequences:  A048937 A048938 A048939 * A048941 A048942 A048943

KEYWORD

nonn,base,more

AUTHOR

Eric W. Weisstein

EXTENSIONS

More terms from Colin Martin (cbmartin(AT)tpg.com.au), Mar 03 2002

Edited by M. F. Hasler, Mar 19 2017

STATUS

approved

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