

A012264


Number of real roots of x  x^3/3! + x^5/5!  ... + (1)^n*x^(2n+1)/(2n+1)!.


2



1, 3, 1, 3, 5, 3, 5, 7, 5, 7, 5, 7, 9, 7, 9, 7, 9, 11, 9, 11, 13, 11, 13, 11, 13, 15, 13, 15, 17, 15, 17, 15, 17, 19, 17, 19, 17, 19, 21, 19, 21, 23, 21, 23, 21, 23, 25, 23, 25, 23, 25, 27, 25, 27, 29, 27, 29, 27, 29, 31, 29, 31, 33
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OFFSET

0,2


REFERENCES

James Propp, posting to mathfun mailing list May 30 1997.


LINKS

Vincenzo Librandi, Table of n, a(n) for n = 0..200


MAPLE

Digits := 25: t1 := 0: for k from 1 by 2 to 51 do t1 := t1+(1)^( (k1)/2 )*x^k/k!; print(nops([ fsolve(t1*k!) ])); od:


MATHEMATICA

f[n_] := Sum[ (1)^k*x^(2k+1)/(2k+1)!, {k, 0, n}]; a[n_] := CountRoots[f[n], x]; Table[a[n], {n, 0, 62}] (* JeanFrançois Alcover, Sep 13 2012 *)


CROSSREFS

Cf. A012265.
Sequence in context: A263051 A284130 A005474 * A063198 A122582 A173039
Adjacent sequences: A012261 A012262 A012263 * A012265 A012266 A012267


KEYWORD

nonn,nice


AUTHOR

N. J. A. Sloane


EXTENSIONS

More terms from James A. Sellers


STATUS

approved



