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A165458 a(0)=1, a(1)=4, a(n) = 12*a(n-2) - a(n-1). 2
1, 4, 8, 40, 56, 424, 248, 4840, -1864, 59944, -82312, 801640, -1789384, 11409064, -32881672, 169790440, -564370504, 2601855784, -9374301832, 40596571240, -153088193224, 640247048104, -2477305366792, 10160269944040, -39887934345544, 161811173674024 (list; graph; refs; listen; history; text; internal format)
OFFSET

0,2

COMMENTS

a(n)/a(n-1) tends to -4.

LINKS

G. C. Greubel, Table of n, a(n) for n = 0..1000

Index entries for linear recurrences with constant coefficients, signature (-1,12).

FORMULA

G.f.: (1+5*x)/(1+x-12*x^2).

a(n) = Sum_{k, k=0..n} A112555(n,k)*3^k.

a(n) = (8*3^n-(-4)^n)/7. - Klaus Brockhaus, Sep 26 2009

E.g.f.: (8*exp(3*x) - exp(-4*x))/7. - G. C. Greubel, Oct 20 2018

MAPLE

A165458:=n->(8*3^n-(-4)^n)/7: seq(A165458(n), n=0..40); # Wesley Ivan Hurt, May 26 2015

MATHEMATICA

LinearRecurrence[{-1, 12}, {1, 4}, 30] (* Harvey P. Dale, Dec 26 2015 *)

PROG

(PARI) vector(40, n, n--; (8*3^n-(-4)^n)/7) \\ G. C. Greubel, Oct 20 2018

(MAGMA) [(8*3^n-(-4)^n)/7: n in [0..40]]; // G. C. Greubel, Oct 20 2018

(Python) for n in range(0, 30): print(int((8*3**n-(-4)**n)/7), end=', ') # Stefano Spezia, Oct 21 2018

(GAP) a:=[1, 4];; for n in [3..27] do a[n]:=12*a[n-2]-a[n-1]; od; a; # Muniru A Asiru, Oct 21 2018

CROSSREFS

Sequence in context: A195677 A062753 A062898 * A009335 A303566 A165622

Adjacent sequences:  A165455 A165456 A165457 * A165459 A165460 A165461

KEYWORD

easy,sign

AUTHOR

Philippe Deléham, Sep 20 2009

STATUS

approved

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