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A158774 a(n) = 80*n^2 - 1. 2
79, 319, 719, 1279, 1999, 2879, 3919, 5119, 6479, 7999, 9679, 11519, 13519, 15679, 17999, 20479, 23119, 25919, 28879, 31999, 35279, 38719, 42319, 46079, 49999, 54079, 58319, 62719, 67279, 71999, 76879, 81919, 87119, 92479, 97999, 103679 (list; graph; refs; listen; history; text; internal format)
OFFSET

1,1

COMMENTS

The identity (80*n^2 - 1)^2 - (1600*n^2 - 40)*(2*n)^2 = 1 can be written as a(n)^2 - A158773(n)*A005843(n)^2 = 1.

LINKS

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

Vincenzo Librandi, X^2-AY^2=1

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

FORMULA

G.f.: x*(-79 - 82*x + x^2)/(x-1)^3. - R. J. Mathar, Jul 26 2009

a(n) = 3*a(n-1) - 3*a(n-2) + a(n-3). - R. J. Mathar, Jul 26 2009

MATHEMATICA

LinearRecurrence[{3, -3, 1}, {79, 319, 719}, 50] (* Vincenzo Librandi, Feb 20 2012 *)

80*Range[40]^2-1 (* Harvey P. Dale, Apr 21 2018 *)

PROG

(MAGMA) I:=[79, 319, 719]; [n le 3 select I[n] else 3*Self(n-1)-3*Self(n-2)+1*Self(n-3): n in [1..40]]; // Vincenzo Librandi, Feb 20 2012

(PARI) for(n=1, 40, print1(80*n^2 - 1", ")); \\ Vincenzo Librandi, Feb 20 2012

CROSSREFS

Cf. A005843, A158773.

Sequence in context: A219478 A082077 A158769 * A157507 A142897 A142330

Adjacent sequences:  A158771 A158772 A158773 * A158775 A158776 A158777

KEYWORD

nonn,easy

AUTHOR

Vincenzo Librandi, Mar 26 2009

EXTENSIONS

Edited by R. J. Mathar, Jul 26 2009

STATUS

approved

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