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A164889 Smallest positive integer for each n such that the sequences a(n), a(n)+n, a(n)+2n, and a(n)+3n have no repeated terms 1
1, 5, 10, 14, 15, 17, 24, 28, 32, 27, 40, 34, 42, 49, 39, 48, 61, 53, 56, 65, 66, 60, 74, 76, 67, 83, 79, 88, 43, 93, 103, 86, 98, 102, 110, 115, 119, 99, 127, 114, 128, 90, 138, 111, 122, 139, 141, 152, 140, 121, 147, 149, 158, 168, 159, 146, 176, 162, 173, 177, 157 (list; graph; refs; listen; history; text; internal format)
OFFSET

1,2

COMMENTS

It appears that the four sequences include every positive integer except 6, 8, 12, 21, and 33.

It appears that the sequence is asymptotic to c*n, where c = 2.8038... is the positive root of x^4+2x^3-7x^2-16x-6. (This polynomial is obtained by solving 1/x+1/(x+1)+1/(x+2)+1/(x+3) = 1.)

LINKS

Table of n, a(n) for n=1..61.

PROG

(PARI) al(n) = {local(u, r); u=vector(6*n); r=vector(n);

for(i=1, n, for(k=1, 4*i,

if(!u[k]&&!u[k+i]&&!u[k+2*i]&&!u[k+3*i], r[i]=k;

u[k]=u[k+i]=u[k+2*i]=u[k+3*i]=1; break)));

r}

CROSSREFS

Cf. A164888.

Sequence in context: A317966 A119139 A313451 * A173553 A226153 A275991

Adjacent sequences:  A164886 A164887 A164888 * A164890 A164891 A164892

KEYWORD

nonn

AUTHOR

Franklin T. Adams-Watters, Sep 21 2009

STATUS

approved

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