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A218732 a(n) = (29^n-1)/28. 4
0, 1, 30, 871, 25260, 732541, 21243690, 616067011, 17865943320, 518112356281, 15025258332150, 435732491632351, 12636242257338180, 366451025462807221, 10627079738421409410, 308185312414220872891, 8937374060012405313840, 259183847740359754101361 (list; graph; refs; listen; history; text; internal format)
OFFSET

0,3

COMMENTS

Partial sums of powers of 29 (A009973).

LINKS

Vincenzo Librandi, Table of n, a(n) for n = 0..600

Index entries related to partial sums.

Index entries for linear recurrences with constant coefficients, signature (30,-29).

FORMULA

a(n) = floor( 29^n/28 ).

G.f.: x/((1-x)*(1-29*x)). - Vincenzo Librandi, Nov 07 2012

a(n) = 30*a(n-1) - 29*a(n-2). - Vincenzo Librandi, Nov 07 2012

MATHEMATICA

LinearRecurrence[{30, -29}, {0, 1}, 30] (* Vincenzo Librandi, Nov 07 2012 *)

PROG

(PARI) a(n)=29^n\28

(MAGMA) [n le 2 select n-1 else 30*Self(n-1)-29*Self(n-2): n in [1..20]]; // Vincenzo Librandi, Nov 07 2012

(Maxima) A218732(n):=(29^n-1)/28$

makelist(A218732(n), n, 0, 30); /* Martin Ettl, Nov 07 2012 */

CROSSREFS

Cf. similar sequences of the form (k^n-1)/(k-1): A000225, A003462, A002450, A003463, A003464, A023000, A023001, A002452, A002275, A016123, A016125, A091030, A135519, A135518, A131865, A091045, A218721, A218722, A064108, A218724-A218734, A132469, A218736-A218753, A133853, A094028, A218723.

Sequence in context: A170663 A170711 A170749 * A158580 A171335 A097313

Adjacent sequences:  A218729 A218730 A218731 * A218733 A218734 A218735

KEYWORD

nonn,easy

AUTHOR

M. F. Hasler, Nov 04 2012

STATUS

approved

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