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 A153317 Denominators of continued fraction convergents to sqrt(6/5). 3
 1, 10, 21, 220, 461, 4830, 10121, 106040, 222201, 2328050, 4878301, 51111060, 107100421, 1122115270, 2351330961, 24635424880, 51622180721, 540857232090, 1133336644901, 11874223681100 (list; graph; refs; listen; history; text; internal format)
 OFFSET 0,2 COMMENTS In general, denominators, a(k,n) and numerators, b(k,n), of continued fraction convergents to sqrt((k+1)/k) may be found as follows: a(k,0) = 1, a(k,1) = 2k; for n>0, a(k,2n)=2*a(k,2n-1)+a(k,2n-2) and a(k,2n+1)=(2k)*a(k,2n)+a(k,2n-1); b(k,0) = 1, b(k,1) = 2k+1; for n>0, b(k,2n)=2*b(k,2n-1)+b(k,2n-2) and b(k,2n+1)=(2k)*b(k,2n)+b(k,2n-1). For example, the convergents to sqrt(4/3) start 1/1, 11/10, 23/21, 241/220, 505/461. In general, if a(k,n) and b(k,n) are the denominators and numerators, respectively, of continued fraction convergents to sqrt((k+1)/k) as defined above, then k*a(k,2n)^2-a(k,2n-1)*a(k,2n+1)=k=k*a(k,2n-2)*a(k,2n)-a(k,2n-1)^2 and b(k,2n-1)*b(k,2n+1)-k*b(k,2n)^2=k+1=b(k,2n-1)^2-k*b(k,2n-2)*b(k,2n); for example, if k=5 and n=3, then a(5,n)=a(n) and 5*a(5,6)^2-a(5,5)*a(5,7)=5*10121^2-4830*106040=5; 5*a(5,4)*a(5,6)-a(5,5)^2=5*461*10121-4830^2=5; b(5,5)*b(5,7)-5*b(5,6)^2=5291*116161-5*11087^2=6; b(5,5)^2-5*b(5,4)*b(5,6)=5291^2-5*505*11087=6. sqrt(6/5) = 1.09544511501... = 2/2 + 2/(1*21) + 2/(21*461) + 2/(461*10121) + 2/(10121*222201) + For k>0 and n>2, let m=4*k+2, m(1)=1, m(2)=m-1 and m(n)= m*d(n-1)-d(n-2); for n>0, let d(n)=m(n)*m(n+1). Then, in general, sqrt((k+1)/k)=2/2+2/d(1)+2/d(2)+2/d(3)+.... For example, if k=5, then m=22, sqrt(7/6)=1.080123450... and 2/2+2/d(1)+2/d(2)+2/d(3)= 1.080123450... LINKS Index entries for linear recurrences with constant coefficients, signature (0, 22, 0, -1). FORMULA For n>0, a(2n) = 2a(2n-1) + a(2n-2) and a(2n+1) = 10a(2n) + a(2n-1). Empirical G.f.: (1+10*x-x^2)/(1-22*x^2+x^4). [Colin Barker, Jan 01 2012] EXAMPLE The initial convergents are 1, 11/10, 23/21, 241/220, 505/461, 5291/4830, 11087/10121, 116161/106040, 243409/222201, 2550251/2328050, 55989361/4878301, CROSSREFS Cf. A000129, A001333, A142238-A142239, A153313-153318. Sequence in context: A177180 A275248 A041833 * A110418 A041198 A035318 Adjacent sequences:  A153314 A153315 A153316 * A153318 A153319 A153320 KEYWORD nonn AUTHOR Charlie Marion, Jan 07 2009 STATUS approved

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