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A212904 Number of (w,x,y,z) with all terms in {0,...,n} and |w-x|+|x-y+|y-z|=n. 2
1, 6, 24, 58, 118, 202, 324, 478, 682, 926, 1232, 1586, 2014, 2498, 3068, 3702, 4434, 5238, 6152, 7146, 8262, 9466, 10804, 12238, 13818, 15502, 17344, 19298, 21422, 23666, 26092, 28646, 31394, 34278, 37368, 40602, 44054, 47658, 51492 (list; graph; refs; listen; history; text; internal format)
OFFSET

0,2

COMMENTS

For a guide to related sequences, see A211795.

LINKS

Table of n, a(n) for n=0..38.

Index entries for linear recurrences with constant coefficients, signature (2,1,-4,1,2,-1).

FORMULA

a(n) = 2*a(n-1)+a(n-2)-4*a(n-3)+a(n-4)+2*a(n-5)-a(n-6) for n>=1.

G.f.: f(x)/g(x), where f(x)=1 + 4*x + 11*x^2 + 8*x^3 + x^4 - 4*x^5 - x^6 and g(x)=((1-x)^4)*(1+x)^2.

MATHEMATICA

t = Compile[{{n, _Integer}}, Module[{s = 0},

(Do[If[Abs[w - x] + Abs[x - y] + Abs[y - z] == n, s = s + 1], {w, 0, n}, {x, 0, n}, {y, 0, n}, {z, 0, n}]; s)]];

m = Map[t[#] &, Range[0, 40]]   (* A212904 *)

CROSSREFS

Cf. A211795.

Sequence in context: A009943 A028595 A002653 * A264790 A201598 A211615

Adjacent sequences:  A212901 A212902 A212903 * A212905 A212906 A212907

KEYWORD

nonn,easy

AUTHOR

Clark Kimberling, Jun 01 2012

STATUS

approved

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