

A280136


Negative continued fraction of e (or negative continued fraction expansion of e).


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3, 4, 3, 2, 2, 2, 3, 8, 3, 2, 2, 2, 2, 2, 2, 2, 3, 12, 3, 2, 2, 2, 2, 2, 2, 2, 2, 2, 2, 2, 3, 16, 3, 2, 2, 2, 2, 2, 2, 2, 2, 2, 2, 2, 2, 2, 2, 2, 3, 20, 3, 2, 2, 2, 2, 2, 2, 2, 2, 2, 2, 2, 2, 2, 2, 2, 2, 2, 2, 2, 3, 24, 3, 2, 2, 2
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OFFSET

1,1


COMMENTS

After the first term (3), a pattern of groups consisting, for m>=1, of the number 4m, followed by 3, then 4m1 2's, then 3.


REFERENCES

Leonard Eugene Dickson, History of the Theory of Numbers, page 379.


LINKS

Table of n, a(n) for n=1..76.


EXAMPLE

e = 2.71828... = 3  (1/(4  (1/(3  (1/(...))))).


PROG

(PARI) \p10000; p=exp(1.0); for(i=1, 300, print(i, " ", ceil(p)); p=ceil(p)p; p=1/p )


CROSSREFS

Cf. A003417 (continued fraction of e).
Cf. A005131 (generalized continued fraction of e).
Cf. A133570 (exact continued fraction of e).
Cf. A228825 (delayed continued fraction of e).
Cf. A280135 (negative continued fraction of Pi).
Sequence in context: A225445 A167877 A308430 * A258451 A164358 A275638
Adjacent sequences: A280133 A280134 A280135 * A280137 A280138 A280139


KEYWORD

nonn,more


AUTHOR

Randy L. Ekl, Dec 26 2016


STATUS

approved



