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A281698 a(n) = 5*2^(n-1) + 2^(2*n-1) + 6^n + 1. 2
5, 14, 55, 269, 1465, 8369, 48865, 288449, 1713025, 10210049, 60993025, 364899329, 2185181185, 13094268929, 78498422785, 470721937409, 2823257554945, 16935249707009, 101594317062145, 609497180274689, 3656708198498305, 21939149668876289, 131630499945775105 (list; graph; refs; listen; history; text; internal format)
OFFSET

0,1

COMMENTS

Similar to A279511 Sierpinski square-based pyramid but with tetrahedral openings as found in the structure of the Sierpinski octahedron A279512.

LINKS

Colin Barker, Table of n, a(n) for n = 0..1000

Wikipedia, Sierpinski triangle, see section on higher dimensional analogs.

Index entries for linear recurrences with constant coefficients, signature (13,-56,92,-48).

FORMULA

From Colin Barker, Jan 28 2017: (Start)

a(n) = 13*a(n-1) - 56*a(n-2) + 92*a(n-3) - 48*a(n-4) for n>3.

G.f.: (5 - 51*x + 153*x^2 - 122*x^3) / ((1 - x)*(1 - 2*x)*(1 - 4*x)*(1 - 6*x)).

(End)

MAPLE

A281698:=n->5*2^(n-1) + 2^(2*n-1) + 6^n + 1: seq(A281698(n), n=0..30); # Wesley Ivan Hurt, Apr 09 2017

MATHEMATICA

Table[5*2^(n - 1) + 2^(2 n - 1) + 6^n + 1, {n, 0, 22}] (* or *)

LinearRecurrence[{13, -56, 92, -48}, {5, 14, 55, 269}, 23] (* or *)

CoefficientList[Series[(5 - 51 x + 153 x^2 - 122 x^3)/((1 - x) (1 - 2 x) (1 - 4 x) (1 - 6 x)), {x, 0, 22}], x] (* Michael De Vlieger, Jan 28 2017 *)

PROG

(PARI) Vec((5 - 51*x + 153*x^2 - 122*x^3) / ((1 - x)*(1 - 2*x)*(1 - 4*x)*(1 - 6*x)) + O(x^30)) \\ Colin Barker, Jan 28 2017

(PARI) a(n) = 5*2^(n-1) + 2^(2*n-1) + 6^n + 1 \\ Charles R Greathouse IV, Jan 29 2017

CROSSREFS

Cf. A000330, A047999, A279511, A279512.

Sequence in context: A127922 A262247 A279511 * A268814 A165517 A197788

Adjacent sequences:  A281695 A281696 A281697 * A281699 A281700 A281701

KEYWORD

nonn,easy

AUTHOR

Steven Beard, Jan 27 2017

STATUS

approved

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