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A090727 a(n) = 16a(n-1) - a(n-2), starting with a(0) = 2 and a(1) = 16. 1
2, 16, 254, 4048, 64514, 1028176, 16386302, 261152656, 4162056194, 66331746448, 1057145886974, 16848002445136, 268510893235202, 4279326289318096, 68200709735854334, 1086932029484351248, 17322711762013765634, 276076456162735898896 (list; graph; refs; listen; history; text; internal format)
OFFSET

0,1

COMMENTS

Numbers n such that (n^2-4)/7 is a square. - Colin Barker, Mar 17 2014

LINKS

Table of n, a(n) for n=0..17.

Tanya Khovanova, Recursive Sequences

Index entries for recurrences a(n) = k*a(n - 1) +/- a(n - 2)

Index entries for linear recurrences with constant coefficients, signature (16,-1).

FORMULA

a(n) = (8+sqrt(63))^n + (8-sqrt(63))^n.

a(n)^2 = a(2n) + 2.

G.f.: (2-16*x)/(1-16*x+x^2). - Philippe Deléham, Nov 02 2008

a(n) = 2 * A001081(n). - R. J. Mathar, Nov 30 2008

MATHEMATICA

a[0] = 2; a[1] = 16; a[n_] := 16a[n - 1] - a[n - 2]; Table[ a[n], {n, 0, 15}] (* Robert G. Wilson v, Jan 30 2004 *)

LinearRecurrence[{16, -1}, {2, 16}, 20] (* T. D. Noe, Mar 17 2014 *)

PROG

(Sage) [lucas_number2(n, 16, 1) for n in xrange(0, 20)] # Zerinvary Lajos, Jun 26 2008

CROSSREFS

Cf. A080246.

Sequence in context: A009833 A009044 A019318 * A108242 A140307 A114039

Adjacent sequences:  A090724 A090725 A090726 * A090728 A090729 A090730

KEYWORD

easy,nonn

AUTHOR

Nikolay V. Kosinov (kosinov(AT)unitron.com.ua), Jan 18 2004

EXTENSIONS

More terms from Robert G. Wilson v, Jan 30 2004

STATUS

approved

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