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 A258823 Numbers n such that k iterations of n under the '3x+1' map yield k for some k. 1
 2, 7, 8, 10, 18, 19, 24, 26, 41, 43, 44, 45, 46, 48, 52, 53, 64, 65, 66, 67, 72, 74, 76, 77, 97, 98, 99, 100, 101, 102, 112, 116, 117, 120, 122, 144, 148, 149, 153, 156, 157, 158, 160, 172, 173, 174, 175, 209, 210, 211, 246, 247, 248, 249, 250, 252, 253, 254, 255, 260, 261, 262, 264, 266, 268, 269, 272 (list; graph; refs; listen; history; text; internal format)
 OFFSET 1,1 COMMENTS Numbers n such that A258822(n) > 0. LINKS Harvey P. Dale, Table of n, a(n) for n = 1..1000 EXAMPLE For n = 6, the '3x+1' map is as follows: 6 -> 3 -> 10 -> 5 -> 16 -> 8 -> 4 -> 2 -> 1. For any possible k, after the k-th iteration, the result does not equal k. Thus 6 is not a member of this sequence. For n = 7, the '3x+1' map is as follows: 7 -> 22 -> 11 -> 34 -> 17 -> 52 -> 26 -> 13 -> 40 -> 20 -> 10 -> 5 -> 16 -> 8 -> 4 -> 2 -> 1. After 10 iterations, we arrive at 10. So, 7 is a member of this sequence. MATHEMATICA kQ[n_]:=Module[{tr=Rest[NestWhileList[If[EvenQ[#], #/2, 3#+1]&, n, #>1&]], len}, len = Length[ tr]; Count[Thread[{tr, Range[len]}], _?(#[[1]] == #[[2]]&)]>0]; Select[Range[300], kQ] (* Harvey P. Dale, Jan 13 2017 *) PROG (PARI) Tvect(n)=v=[n]; while(n!=1, if(n%2, k=3*n+1; v=concat(v, k); n=k); if(!(n%2), k=n/2; v=concat(v, k); n=k)); v n=1; while(n<10^3, d=Tvect(n); c=0; for(i=1, #d, if(d[i]==i-1, print1(n, ", "); break)); n++) CROSSREFS Cf. A258822, A006370, A070165. Sequence in context: A022431 A047525 A075766 * A226612 A005538 A206331 Adjacent sequences:  A258820 A258821 A258822 * A258824 A258825 A258826 KEYWORD nonn AUTHOR Derek Orr, Jun 11 2015 STATUS approved

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