

A256502


Largest integer not exceeding the harmonic mean of the first n squares.


3



1, 1, 2, 2, 3, 4, 4, 5, 5, 6, 7, 7, 8, 8, 9, 10, 10, 11, 11, 12, 13, 13, 14, 14, 15, 16, 16, 17, 18, 18, 19, 19, 20, 21, 21, 22, 22, 23, 24, 24, 25, 25, 26, 27, 27, 28, 28, 29, 30, 30, 31, 31, 32, 33, 33, 34, 35, 35, 36, 36, 37, 38, 38, 39, 39, 40, 41, 41
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OFFSET

1,3


COMMENTS

Least k such that 1/k <= mean of {1, 1/2^2, 1/3^2,..., 1/n^2}.


LINKS

Stanislav Sykora, Table of n, a(n) for n = 1..1000


FORMULA

a(n) = floor(n/{sum{1/k^2, k = 1..n}).
Approaches asymptotically n/zeta(2), zeta being the Riemann function.
For any e > 0 and large enough n, n/zeta(2) + 36/Pi^4  1 < a(n) < n/zeta(2) + 36/Pi^4 + e. (Possibly this holds even with e = 0 for n > 29.)  Charles R Greathouse IV, Apr 08 2015


PROG

(PARI) \\ Using only precisionindependent integer operations:
a(n)=(n*n!^2)\sum(k=1, n, (n!\k)^2)


CROSSREFS

Cf. A226762.
Sequence in context: A074840 A064542 A210434 * A076935 A019446 A097369
Adjacent sequences: A256499 A256500 A256501 * A256503 A256504 A256505


KEYWORD

nonn


AUTHOR

Stanislav Sykora, Apr 08 2015


STATUS

approved



