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A280761 Solutions y_n to the negative Pell equation y^2 = 72*x^2 - 8. 2
8, 280, 9512, 323128, 10976840, 372889432, 12667263848, 430314081400, 14618011503752, 496582077046168, 16869172608065960, 573055286597196472, 19467010571696614088, 661305304151087682520, 22464913330565284591592, 763145747935068588431608 (list; graph; refs; listen; history; text; internal format)
OFFSET

0,1

COMMENTS

Although this is a list, it has offset zero because one of the references numbered the solutions starting at 0.

LINKS

Seiichi Manyama, Table of n, a(n) for n = 0..652

S. Vidhyalakshmi, V. Krithika, K. Agalya, On The Negative Pell Equation  y^2 = 72*x^2 - 8, International Journal of Emerging Technologies in Engineering Research (IJETER), Volume 4, Issue 2, February (2016).

Index entries for linear recurrences with constant coefficients, signature (34,-1).

FORMULA

G.f.: 8*(1 + x)/(1 - 34*x + x^2). - Ilya Gutkovskiy, Jan 17 2017

a(n) = 34*a(n-1) - a(n-2), a(0)=8, a(1)=280. - Seiichi Manyama, Jan 17 2017

a(n) = (17+12*sqrt(2))^(-n)*(-4-3*sqrt(2) + (-4+3*sqrt(2))*(17+12*sqrt(2))^(2*n)) for n>0. - Colin Barker, Jan 17 2017

MATHEMATICA

LinearRecurrence[{34, -1}, {8, 280}, 20] (* Vincenzo Librandi, Jan 18 2017 *)

PROG

(PARI) a(n)=([0, 1; -1, 34]^n*[-8; 8])[1, 1] \\ Charles R Greathouse IV, Jan 17 2017

(MAGMA) I:=[8, 280]; [n le 2 select I[n] else 34*Self(n-1)-Self(n-2): n in [1..20]]; // Vincenzo Librandi, Jan 18 2017

CROSSREFS

For the x_n values see A077420.

Sequence in context: A201188 A296411 A281763 * A247215 A079929 A226415

Adjacent sequences:  A280758 A280759 A280760 * A280762 A280763 A280764

KEYWORD

nonn,easy

AUTHOR

N. J. A. Sloane, Jan 16 2017

EXTENSIONS

More terms from Ilya Gutkovskiy, Jan 17 2017

STATUS

approved

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