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A145223 a(n) is the number of odd permutations (of an n-set) with exactly 2 fixed points. 3

%I

%S 0,0,6,0,90,420,3780,33264,333900,3670920,44054010,572697840,

%T 8017775766,120266628300,1924266063720,32712523068960,588825415259640,

%U 11187682889909904,223753657798227150,4698826813762734240,103374189902780197170,2377606367763944481780

%N a(n) is the number of odd permutations (of an n-set) with exactly 2 fixed points.

%H Bashir Ali and A. Umar, <a href="http://www.seams-bull-math.ynu.edu.cn/downloadfile.jsp?filemenu=_200805&amp;filename=Some Combinatorial Properties of the Alternating Group.pdf">Some combinatorial properties of the alternating group</a>, Southeast Asian Bulletin Math. 32 (2008), 823-830.

%F a(n) = (n*(n-1)/2) * A145221(n-2), (n > 1).

%F E.g.f.: ((x^4)*exp(-x))/(4*(1-x)).

%e a(4) = 6 because there are exactly 6 odd permutations (of a 4-set) having 2 fixed points, namely: (12), (13), (14), (23), (24), (34).

%p egf:= x^4 * exp(-x)/(4*(1-x));

%p a:= n-> n! * coeff(series(egf, x, n+1), x, n):

%p seq(a(n), n=2..30); # _Alois P. Heinz_, Feb 01 2011

%o (PARI) x = 'x + O('x^30); Vec(serlaplace(((x^4)*exp(-x))/(4*(1-x)))) \\ _Michel Marcus_, Apr 04 2016

%Y Cf. A000387 (odd permutations with no fixed points), A145222 (odd permutations with exactly 1 fixed point, A145220 (even permutations with exactly 2 fixed points).

%K nonn

%O 2,3

%A _Abdullahi Umar_, Oct 09 2008

%E More terms from _Alois P. Heinz_, Feb 01 2011

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