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A086851 a(0) = 1, a(n+1) = a(n)^2 - n. 7
1, 1, 0, -2, 1, -3, 4, 10, 93, 8641, 74666872, 5575141774264374, 31082205803147712138788845611865, 966103517589229313003894215813508352493573272034098666228778213 (list; graph; refs; listen; history; text; internal format)
OFFSET

0,4

LINKS

Indranil Ghosh, Table of n, a(n) for n = 0..16

Index entries for sequences of form a(n+1)=a(n)^2 + ...

FORMULA

a(n) ~ c^(2^n), where c = 1.0178612979109216580505412401816630473815821687019037486630926162018899277... . - Vaclav Kotesovec, Dec 18 2014

MAPLE

a := proc(n) option remember: if n=0 then RETURN(1) fi: a(n-1)^2-n+1: end: for n from 0 to 15 do printf(`%d, `, a(n)) od:

MATHEMATICA

a=1; lst={}; Do[a=a^2-n; AppendTo[lst, a], {n, 0, 14}]; lst (* Vladimir Joseph Stephan Orlovsky, Dec 17 2008 *)

RecurrenceTable[{a[0] == 1, a[n+1] == a[n]^2 - n}, a, {n, 0, 15}] (* Vaclav Kotesovec, Dec 18 2014 *)

CROSSREFS

Cf. A153059, A153059.

Sequence in context: A332309 A166476 A052950 * A001054 A218209 A141487

Adjacent sequences:  A086848 A086849 A086850 * A086852 A086853 A086854

KEYWORD

sign,easy

AUTHOR

David McLeod Moulton (dmoulton(AT)asianinc.org), Aug 18 2003

STATUS

approved

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