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A000227 Nearest integer to e^n.
(Formerly M2678 N1071)
1, 3, 7, 20, 55, 148, 403, 1097, 2981, 8103, 22026, 59874, 162755, 442413, 1202604, 3269017, 8886111, 24154953, 65659969, 178482301, 485165195, 1318815734, 3584912846, 9744803446, 26489122130, 72004899337, 195729609429, 532048240602, 1446257064291, 3931334297144, 10686474581524 (list; graph; refs; listen; history; text; internal format)



x = e^n is the location of the maximum of x^(1/x^(1/n)). One can define another sequence, c(n) as the value of the natural number k that maximizes k^(1/k^(1/n)). Empirically, despite the rounding, c(n) and a(n) match each other until at least n>24500 (see the link). - Stanislav Sykora, Jun 06 2014


Federal Works Agency, Work Projects Administration for the City of NY, Tables of the Exponential Function. National Bureau of Standards, Washington, DC, 1939.

A. Fletcher, J. C. P. Miller, L. Rosenhead and L. J. Comrie, An Index of Mathematical Tables. Vols. 1 and 2, 2nd ed., Blackwell, Oxford and Addison-Wesley, Reading, MA, 1962, Vol. 1, p. 230.

N. J. A. Sloane, A Handbook of Integer Sequences, Academic Press, 1973 (includes this sequence).

N. J. A. Sloane and Simon Plouffe, The Encyclopedia of Integer Sequences, Academic Press, 1995 (includes this sequence).


T. D. Noe, Table of n, a(n) for n=0..200

Stanislav Sykora, Comments on A000227


Digits := 40: [seq(round(exp(n)), n=0..30)];


Table[ Round[ N[E^n] ], {n, 0, 30} ]


(PARI) apply( A000227(n)=exp(n)\/1, [0..50]) \\ An error message will say so if default(realprecision) must be increased. - M. F. Hasler, May 27 2018


Cf. A000149 (floor e^n), A001671 (e^n rounded up), A002160 (nearest integer to Pi^n).

Sequence in context: A293740 A293110 A322204 * A245891 A058737 A274478

Adjacent sequences:  A000224 A000225 A000226 * A000228 A000229 A000230




N. J. A. Sloane



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