

A269225


Smallest k such that k! > 2^n.


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2, 3, 3, 4, 4, 5, 5, 6, 6, 6, 7, 7, 7, 8, 8, 8, 9, 9, 9, 10, 10, 10, 11, 11, 11, 11, 12, 12, 12, 13, 13, 13, 13, 14, 14, 14, 14, 15, 15, 15, 15, 16, 16, 16, 16, 17, 17, 17, 17, 18, 18, 18, 18, 19, 19, 19, 19, 20, 20, 20, 20, 20, 21, 21, 21, 21, 22, 22, 22, 22, 23, 23, 23, 23, 23, 24, 24, 24, 24, 24, 25, 25, 25, 25, 26, 26, 26, 26, 26, 27, 27, 27, 27
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OFFSET

0,1


LINKS

Charles R Greathouse IV, Table of n, a(n) for n = 0..10000


EXAMPLE

a(7) = 6 because 6! = 720 > 2^7 = 128, but 5! = 120 < 128.


MATHEMATICA

a[n_] := Block[{v=2^n, k=1}, While[++k! <= v]; k]; Array[a, 93, 0] (* Giovanni Resta, Jul 11 2016 *)


PROG

(Python)
def a269225():
...k = 1
...f = 1
...p = 1
...n = 0
...while True:
......while f<=p:
.........k += 1
.........f *= k
......yield k
......p *= 2
......n += 1
(PARI) a(n)=localprec(19); my(t=log(2)*n, x=ceil(solve(k=1, n/2+5, lngamma(k+1)t))); while(x!<=2^n, x++); x \\ Charles R Greathouse IV, Jul 12 2016


CROSSREFS

Cf. A003070, A067850, A258782.
Sequence in context: A031247 A062575 A073188 * A217713 A047740 A137687
Adjacent sequences: A269222 A269223 A269224 * A269226 A269227 A269228


KEYWORD

nonn,easy


AUTHOR

Christian Perfect, Jul 11 2016


STATUS

approved



