

A087056


Difference between 2 * n^2 and the next smaller square number.


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1, 4, 2, 7, 1, 8, 17, 7, 18, 4, 17, 32, 14, 31, 9, 28, 2, 23, 46, 16, 41, 7, 34, 63, 25, 56, 14, 47, 1, 36, 73, 23, 62, 8, 49, 92, 34, 79, 17, 64, 113, 47, 98, 28, 81, 7, 62, 119, 41, 100, 18, 79, 142, 56, 121, 31, 98, 4, 73, 144, 46, 119, 17, 92, 169, 63, 142, 32, 113, 196, 82
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OFFSET

1,2


COMMENTS

The difference x  y between the legs of primitive Pythagorean triangles x^2 + y^2 = z^2 with even y is D(n, m) = n^2  m^2  2*n*m (see A249866 for the restrictions on n and m to have primitive triangles, which are not used here except for 1 < = m <= n1). Here a(n) is for positive D values the smallest number in row n, namely D(n, floor(n/(1 + sqrt(2))), for n >= 3. For the smallest value D for negative D in row n >= 2 see A087059.  Wolfdieter Lang, Jun 11 2015


LINKS

Table of n, a(n) for n=1..71.


FORMULA

a(n) = 2*n^2  A087055(n) = 2*n^2  A001951(n)^2 = 2*n^2  (floor[n*sqrt(2)])^2
a(n) = (n  f(n))^2  2*f(n)^2 with f(n) = floor(n/(1 + sqrt(2)), for n >= 1 (the values for n = 1, 2 have here been included). See comment above.  Wolfdieter Lang, Jun 11 2015


EXAMPLE

a(10) = 4 because the difference between 2*10^2 = 200 and the next smaller square number (196) is 4.


PROG

(PARI) a(n) = 2*n^2  sqrtint(2*n^2)^2; \\ Michel Marcus, Jul 08 2020


CROSSREFS

Cf. A001951, A087055, A087057, A087058, A087059, A087060.
Sequence in context: A205143 A266394 A286842 * A076129 A260590 A010648
Adjacent sequences: A087053 A087054 A087055 * A087057 A087058 A087059


KEYWORD

easy,nonn


AUTHOR

Jens Voß, Aug 07 2003


STATUS

approved



