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A100188 Polar structured meta-anti-diamond numbers, the n-th number from a polar structured n-gonal anti-diamond number sequence. 15
1, 6, 27, 84, 205, 426, 791, 1352, 2169, 3310, 4851, 6876, 9477, 12754, 16815, 21776, 27761, 34902, 43339, 53220, 64701, 77946, 93127, 110424, 130025, 152126, 176931, 204652, 235509, 269730, 307551, 349216 (list; graph; refs; listen; history; text; internal format)
OFFSET

1,2

LINKS

Vincenzo Librandi, Table of n, a(n) for n = 1..10000

Index entries for linear recurrences with constant coefficients, signature (5, -10, 10, -5, 1).

FORMULA

a(n) = (1/6)*(2*n^4 - 2*n^2 + 6*n).

G.f.: x*(1 + x + 7*x^2 - x^3)/(1-x)^5. - Colin Barker, Apr 16 2012

a(n) = 5*a(n-1) - 10*a(n-2) + 10*a(n-3) - 5*a(n-4) + a(n-5); a(1)=1, a(2)=6, a(3)=27, a(4)=84, a(5)=205. - Harvey P. Dale, May 11 2016

E.g.f.: (3*x + 6*x^2 + 6*x^3 + x^4)*exp(x)/3. - G. C. Greubel, Nov 08 2018

EXAMPLE

There are no 1- or 2-gonal anti-diamonds, so 1 and (2n+2) are the first and second terms since all the sequences begin as such.

MATHEMATICA

Table[(2n^4-2n^2+6n)/6, {n, 40}] (* or *) LinearRecurrence[{5, -10, 10, -5, 1}, {1, 6, 27, 84, 205}, 40] (* Harvey P. Dale, May 11 2016 *)

PROG

(MAGMA) [(1/6)*(2*n^4-2*n^2+6*n): n in [1..40]]; // Vincenzo Librandi, Aug 18 2011

(PARI) vector(40, n, (n^4 -n^2 +3*n)/3) \\ G. C. Greubel, Nov 08 2018

CROSSREFS

Cf. A000578, A000447, A004466, A007588, A063521, A062523 - "polar" structured anti-diamonds; A100189 - "equatorial" structured meta-anti-diamond numbers; A006484 for other structured meta numbers; and A100145 for more on structured numbers.

Sequence in context: A217365 A124089 A250283 * A131985 A125196 A100189

Adjacent sequences:  A100185 A100186 A100187 * A100189 A100190 A100191

KEYWORD

nonn,easy,changed

AUTHOR

James A. Record (james.record(AT)gmail.com), Nov 07 2004

STATUS

approved

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