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A244445 a(n) = ceiling(A002386(n+1)/A002386(n)). 0
2, 3, 4, 4, 2, 5, 2, 2, 2, 8, 2, 2, 2, 5, 3, 2, 2, 3, 2, 2, 3, 4, 2, 3, 3, 2, 2, 3, 2, 3, 2, 2, 2, 2, 3, 2, 2, 2, 2, 4, 2, 2, 2, 2, 2, 2, 2, 2, 2, 2, 2, 2, 2, 3, 2, 2, 3, 3, 2, 2, 6, 2, 2, 26, 2, 2, 3, 2, 2, 2, 2, 2, 2, 2 (list; graph; refs; listen; history; text; internal format)
OFFSET

1,1

COMMENTS

Obviously, for all n, a(n) is greater than one. According to the definition of a(n) for all n, A002386(n+1) < a(n)*A002386(n). So if n is less than 75 and n not equal to 64, then A002386(n+1) < 8*A002386(n).

Also for all n, where n is less than 75, A002386(n+1) < 26*A002386(n).

The strictly increasing terms of the sequence: 2, 3, 4, 5, 8, 26, ?, ... .

Record values are {2, 3, 4, 5, 8, 26} = {a(1), a(2), a(3), a(6), a(10), a(64)}.

A very difficult question: "What is the next term of the above sequence?" namely "What is the next term of the sequence which is greater than a(64) = 26 ?". I don't think that in this century anyone can find the answer.

LINKS

Table of n, a(n) for n=1..74.

FORMULA

a(n) = ceiling(A002386(n+1)/A002386(n)) = floor(A002386(n+1)/A002386(n))+1.

EXAMPLE

a(10) = ceiling(A002386(11)/A002386(10)) = ceiling(9551/1327) = 8.

CROSSREFS

Cf. A000040, A002386.

Sequence in context: A307310 A174015 A014292 * A066078 A058339 A133852

Adjacent sequences:  A244442 A244443 A244444 * A244446 A244447 A244448

KEYWORD

nonn,more,hard

AUTHOR

Farideh Firoozbakht, Oct 08 2014

STATUS

approved

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