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A000636 Number of paraffins C_n H_{2n} X_2 with n carbon atoms.
(Formerly M1185 N0457)
1
1, 2, 4, 9, 21, 52, 129, 332, 859, 2261, 5983, 15976, 42836, 115469, 312246, 847241, 2304522, 6283327, 17164401, 46972357, 128741107, 353345434, 970999198, 2671347292, 7356752678, 20279171785, 55948407837, 154479213626, 426845422807, 1180229767202 (list; graph; refs; listen; history; text; internal format)
OFFSET

1,2

REFERENCES

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).

LINKS

Table of n, a(n) for n=1..30.

H. R. Henze and C. M. Blair, The number of structural isomers of the more important types of aliphatic compounds, J. Amer. Chem. Soc., 56 (1) (1934), 157-157.

H. R. Henze and C. M. Blair, The number of structural isomers of the more important types of aliphatic compounds, J. Amer. Chem. Soc., 56 (1) (1934), 157-157. (Annotated scanned copy)

G. Polya, Algebraische Berechnung der Anzahl der Isomeren einiger organischer Verbindungen, Zeit. f. Kristall., 93 (1936), 415-443; line 4 of Table I.

G. Polya, Algebraische Berechnung der Anzahl der Isomeren einiger organischer Verbindungen,  Zeit. f. Kristall., 93 (1936), 415-443; Table I, line 2. (Annotated scanned copy)

R. C. Read, The Enumeration of Acyclic Chemical Compounds, pp. 25-61 of A. T. Balaban, ed., Chemical Applications of Graph Theory, Ac. Press, 1976. [Annotated scanned copy] See p. 28.

FORMULA

G.f.: (1/2) * (1/(1-x*R(x)) + (1+x*R(x)) / (1-x^2*R(x^2))) where R(x) is the g.f. for A000642 [From Polya paper]. - Sean A. Irvine, Oct 04 2016

CROSSREFS

Sequence in context: A027057 A333105 A148071 * A204352 A195980 A136753

Adjacent sequences:  A000633 A000634 A000635 * A000637 A000638 A000639

KEYWORD

nonn,easy,nice

AUTHOR

N. J. A. Sloane

EXTENSIONS

More terms from Sean A. Irvine, Oct 04 2016

STATUS

approved

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