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A110331 Row sums of a number triangle related to the Pell numbers. 8
1, -1, -5, -11, -19, -29, -41, -55, -71, -89, -109, -131, -155, -181, -209, -239, -271, -305, -341, -379, -419, -461, -505, -551, -599, -649, -701, -755, -811, -869, -929, -991, -1055, -1121, -1189, -1259, -1331, -1405, -1481, -1559, -1639, -1721, -1805, -1891, -1979, -2069, -2161, -2255, -2351, -2449 (list; graph; refs; listen; history; text; internal format)
OFFSET

0,3

COMMENTS

Row sums of A110330. Results from a general construction: the row sums of the inverse of the number triangle whose columns have e.g.f. (x^k/k!)/(1-a*x-b*x^2) have g.f. (1-(a+2)x-(2b-a-1)x^2)/(1-x)^3 and general term 1+(b-a)*n-b*n^2. This is the binomial transform of (1,-a,-2b,0,0,0,...).

Hankel transform of A007054(n)-2*0^n. - Paul Barry, Jul 20 2008

LINKS

Vincenzo Librandi, Table of n, a(n) for n = 0..1000

Index entries for linear recurrences with constant coefficients, signature (3,-3,1).

FORMULA

a(n) = 1-n-n^2.

G.f.: (1-4*x+x^2)/(1-x)^3.

a(n) = binomial(n+2, 2) - 4*binomial(n+1, 2) + binomial(n, 2).

a(n) = 3*a(n-1) -3*a(n-2) +a(n-3). - Vincenzo Librandi, Jul 08 2012

E.g.f.: exp(x)*(1-2*x-x^2). - Tom Copeland, Dec 02 2013

a(n) = -A165900(n+1) (= -A028387(n-1) for n > 0). - M. F. Hasler, Mar 01 2014

MATHEMATICA

CoefficientList[Series[(1-4x+x^2)/(1-x)^3, {x, 0, 50}], x]  (* Vincenzo Librandi, Jul 08 2012 *)

PROG

(MAGMA) [1-n-n^2: n in [0..50]]; // Vincenzo Librandi, Jul 08 2012

(PARI) a(n)=1-n-n^2 \\ Charles R Greathouse IV, Jun 17 2017

CROSSREFS

Cf. A028387 (absolute values). A165900 is another version.

Sequence in context: A088059 A028387 A165900 * A106071 A073847 A024833

Adjacent sequences:  A110328 A110329 A110330 * A110332 A110333 A110334

KEYWORD

easy,sign

AUTHOR

Paul Barry, Jul 20 2005

STATUS

approved

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