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A076912 Number of degree-n rational curves on a general quintic. 3
5, 2875, 609250, 317206375, 242467530000, 229305888887625, 248249742118022000, 295091050570845659250, 375632160937476603550000, 503840510416985243645106250 (list; graph; refs; listen; history; text; internal format)



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Table of n, a(n) for n=0..9.

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a(1) = 2875 = number of lines in the quintic.


Coincides with A060041 for n <= 9, but possibly not for n = 10. Cf. A060345, A076913.

Sequence in context: A036772 A117011 A096934 * A060041 A199878 A060345

Adjacent sequences:  A076909 A076910 A076911 * A076913 A076914 A076915




N. J. A. Sloane, Nov 28 2002



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