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A008537 Numbers that do not contain the letter 'n'. 3
0, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 12, 30, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 38, 40, 42, 43, 44, 45, 46, 48, 50, 52, 53, 54, 55, 56, 58, 60, 62, 63, 64, 65, 66, 68, 80, 82, 83, 84, 85, 86, 88 (list; graph; refs; listen; history; text; internal format)
OFFSET

1,2

COMMENTS

From M. F. Hasler, Apr 01 2019: (Start)

This sequence contains 42 nonzero terms below 10^9, plus the initial a(1) = 0.

Since "hundred", "thousand", "million" etc. are forbidden, the only way to extend the sequence would be to use long scale with "milliard" for 10^9: then the next term would be a(44) = 2*10^9 = "two milliards", a(45) = 2*10^9 + 2, and so on.

The 2019 "April Fools contest" on codeforces.com referred to these numbers as "Kanban numbers", i.e., numbers which ban the letters 'k', 'a' and 'n'. But no 'k' ever appears, and unless we consider "milliard", 'a' only appears (in "thousand" and later "quadrillion") in conjunction with 'n', which therefore is the only relevant. So "n-ban (or maybe: anban) numbers" would be more a adequate name. (End)

LINKS

Table of n, a(n) for n=1..43.

Mariia Mykhailova (alias Nickolas), April Fools Day Contest 2019 - B: Kanban Numbers, on codeforces.com, April 1, 2019.

PROG

(PARI) is(n)=!setsearch(Set(Vec(English(n))), "n") \\ See A052360 for English(). - M. F. Hasler, Apr 01 2019

CROSSREFS

Cf. A006933 (eban numbers: without 'e'), A089589 (without 'i'), A008521 (without 'o'), A089590 (without 'u'), A008523 (without 't'), A072956 (turban numbers: without r, t or u), A072957 (urban numbers: without r or u).

Sequence in context: A060322 A143285 A019532 * A277195 A133430 A033071

Adjacent sequences:  A008534 A008535 A008536 * A008538 A008539 A008540

KEYWORD

nonn,word,fini

AUTHOR

N. J. A. Sloane

EXTENSIONS

Edited by M. F. Hasler, Apr 01 2019

STATUS

approved

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