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 A213012 Trajectory of 26 under the Reverse and Add! operation carried out in base 2. 1
 26, 37, 78, 135, 360, 405, 744, 837, 1488, 1581, 3024, 3213, 6048, 6237, 12192, 12573, 24384, 24765, 48960, 49725, 97920, 98685, 196224, 197757, 392448, 393981, 785664, 788733, 1571328, 1574397, 3144192, 3150333 (list; graph; refs; listen; history; text; internal format)
 OFFSET 0,1 COMMENTS 26 is the second-smallest number (after 22) whose base 2 trajectory does not contain a palindrome. lim_{n -> infinity} a(n)/a(n-1) = 2 for n mod 2 = 0. lim_{n -> infinity} a(n)/a(n-1) = 1 for n mod 2 = 1. - Branman In 2001, Brockhaus proved that if the binary Reverse and Add trajectory of an integer contains an integer of one of four specific given forms, then the trajectory never reaches a palindrome. In the case of 26, that would be 3(2^(2k + 1) - 2^k), with k = 3 corresponding to 360. - Alonso del Arte, Jun 02 2012 LINKS Klaus Brockhaus, On the'Reverse and Add!' algorithm in base 2 EXAMPLE In binary, 26 is 11010. a(1) = 37 because 11010 + 01011 = 100101, or 37. a(2) = 78 because 100101 + 101001 = 1001110, or 78. MATHEMATICA binRA[n_] := If[Reverse[IntegerDigits[n, 2]] == IntegerDigits[n, 2], n, FromDigits[Reverse[IntegerDigits[n, 2]], 2] + n]; NestList[binRA, 26, 100] CROSSREFS Cf. A035522, A061561, A066059, A077076, A077077. Sequence in context: A034096 A034106 A239604 * A171745 A045092 A106551 Adjacent sequences: A213009 A213010 A213011 * A213013 A213014 A213015 KEYWORD nonn,base AUTHOR Ben Branman, Jun 01 2012 STATUS approved

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