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A222180 Total number of ON states after n generations of cellular automaton based on pentagons. Also P-toothpick sequence (see Comments lines for definition). 5

%I

%S 0,1,6,16,26,36,56,86,106,116,136,176,216,246,296,366,406,416,436,476,

%T 536,616

%N Total number of ON states after n generations of cellular automaton based on pentagons. Also P-toothpick sequence (see Comments lines for definition).

%C Analog of A161644, A147562 and A151723, but here we are working without a lattice. Each regular pentagon has five virtual neighbors. Overlapping are prohibited. The sequence gives the number of pentagons in the structure after n-th stage. A222181 (the first differences) gives the number of pentagons added at n-th stage.

%C Also this is a P-toothpick sequence since every pentagon can be replaced by a P-toothpick which is formed by five toothpicks as a five-pointed star. Note that each toothpick can be represented as an apothem or as a radius of a pentagon. In both types of structures the number of toothpicks after n-th stage is equal to 5*a(n).

%H Omar E. Pol, <a href="http://www.polprimos.com/imagenespub/poltp055.jpg">Illustration of structure after 5 stages</a>, (Contains 36 pentagons).

%H N. J. A. Sloane, <a href="/wiki/Catalog_of_Toothpick_and_CA_Sequences_in_OEIS">Catalog of Toothpick and Cellular Automata Sequences in the OEIS</a>

%H <a href="/index/To#toothpick">Index entries for sequences related to toothpick sequences</a>

%F a(n) = 6 + 10*A222172(n-2), n >= 2. - _Omar E. Pol_, Nov 24 2013

%Y Cf. A139250, A147562, A151723, A152968, A161330, A161644, A182632, A182840, A222172, A222176, A222181.

%K nonn,more

%O 0,3

%A _Omar E. Pol_, Mar 15 2013

%E Name improved by _Omar E. Pol_, Nov 24 2013

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