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 A122074 a(0)=1, a(1)=6, a(n) = 7*a(n-1) - 2*a(n-2). 3
 1, 6, 40, 268, 1796, 12036, 80660, 540548, 3622516, 24276516, 162690580, 1090281028, 7306586036, 48965540196, 328145609300, 2199088184708, 14737326074356, 98763106151076, 661867090908820, 4435543424059588, 29725069786599476, 199204401658077156 (list; graph; refs; listen; history; text; internal format)
 OFFSET 0,2 COMMENTS First row sum of the matrix M^n, where M is the 3 X 3 matrix {{2,2,2},{2,3,2},{2,2,3}}. LINKS Nathaniel Johnston, Table of n, a(n) for n = 0..200 J.-C. Novelli, J.-Y. Thibon, Hopf Algebras of m-permutations,(m+1)-ary trees, and m-parking functions, arXiv preprint arXiv:1403.5962 [math.CO], 2014. See Fig. 18. Peter Steinbach, Golden fields: a case for the heptagon, Math. Mag. 70 (1997), no. 1, 22-31. Index entries for linear recurrences with constant coefficients, signature (7,-2). FORMULA a(n) = 8*a(n-1) - 9*a(n-2) + 2*a(n-3); a(0)=1, a(1)=6, a(2)=40 (follows from the minimal polynomial x^3 - 8x^2 + 9x - 2 of M). a(n) = (1/2 + 5*sqrt(41)/82)*(7/2 + sqrt(41)/2)^n + (1/2 - 5*sqrt(41)/82)*(7/2 - sqrt(41)/2)^n. - Antonio Alberto Olivares, Jun 06 2011 G.f.: (1-x)/(1-7*x+2*x^2). - Colin Barker, Feb 08 2012 EXAMPLE a(2)=40 because M^2={{12,14,14},{14,17,16},{14,16,17}} and 12+14+14=40. MAPLE with(linalg): M[1]:=matrix(3, 3, [2, 2, 2, 2, 3, 2, 2, 2, 3]): for n from 2 to 20 do M[n]:=multiply(M[n-1], M[1]) od: 1, seq(M[n][1, 1]+M[n][1, 2]+M[n][1, 3], n=1..20); # alternative: f:= gfun:-rectoproc({a(n+2)-7*a(n+1)+2*a(n), a(0)=1, a(1)=6}, a(n), remember): seq(f(n), n=0..30); # Robert Israel, Oct 02 2015 MATHEMATICA M = {{2, 2, 2}, {2, 3, 2}, {2, 2, 3}}; v[1] = {1, 1, 1}; v[n_] := v[n] = M.v[n - 1]; a1 = Table[v[n][[1]], {n, 1, 50}] Transpose[NestList[{Last[#], 7*Last[#]-2*First[#]}&, {1, 6}, 25]] [[1]] (* Harvey P. Dale, Mar 11 2011 *) f[s_] := Append[s, 7*s[[-1]] - 2*s[[-2]]]; Nest[f, {1, 6}, 18] (* Robert G. Wilson v, Mar 12 2011 *) LinearRecurrence[{7, -2}, {1, 6}, 25] (* Harvey P. Dale, Jan 04 2014 *) PROG (PARI) Vec((1-x)/(1-7*x+2*x^2) + O(x^30)) \\ Michel Marcus, Oct 03 2015 (MAGMA) I:=[1, 6]; [n le 2 select I[n] else 7*Self(n-1)-2*Self(n-2): n in [1..30]]; // Vincenzo Librandi, Oct 03 2015 CROSSREFS Sequence in context: A065113 A052518 A135032 * A289208 A244253 A123357 Adjacent sequences:  A122071 A122072 A122073 * A122075 A122076 A122077 KEYWORD nonn,easy AUTHOR Gary W. Adamson, Oct 16 2006 EXTENSIONS Edited by N. J. A. Sloane, Oct 29 2006 and Dec 04 2006 STATUS approved

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