1,2

The survivor w(n,3) in a modified Josephus problem, with a step of 3.

See A090569 or the reference for the definition of w(n,q).

Table of n, a(n) for n=1..84.

Chris GroĆ«r, The Mathematics of Survival: From Antiquity to the Playground, Amer. Math. Monthly, 110 (No. 9, 2003), 812-825.

A recurrence is given in the reference.

Cf. A006257, A088442, A088452, A090569.

Sequence in context: A066633 A238415 A283826 * A117352 A137710 A068009

Adjacent sequences: A088440 A088441 A088442 * A088444 A088445 A088446

nonn

N. J. A. Sloane, Nov 09 2003

Terms computed by Chris Groer (cgroer(AT)math.uga.edu)

More terms from John W. Layman, Feb 05 2004

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