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A033579 Four times pentagonal numbers: a(n) = 2*n*(3*n-1). 24
0, 4, 20, 48, 88, 140, 204, 280, 368, 468, 580, 704, 840, 988, 1148, 1320, 1504, 1700, 1908, 2128, 2360, 2604, 2860, 3128, 3408, 3700, 4004, 4320, 4648, 4988, 5340, 5704, 6080, 6468, 6868, 7280, 7704, 8140, 8588, 9048, 9520, 10004, 10500, 11008, 11528, 12060 (list; graph; refs; listen; history; text; internal format)
OFFSET

0,2

COMMENTS

Subsequence of A062717: A010052(6*a(n)+1) = 1. - Reinhard Zumkeller, Feb 21 2011

Sequence found by reading the line from 0, in the direction 0, 4, ..., in the square spiral whose vertices are the generalized pentagonal numbers A001318. - Omar E. Pol, Sep 08 2011

LINKS

Ivan Panchenko, Table of n, a(n) for n = 0..1000

Eric Weisstein's World of Mathematics, Pentagonal Number

Wikipedia, Pentagonal number

Index entries for linear recurrences with constant coefficients, signature (3,-3,1).

FORMULA

a(n) = 4*n*(3*n-1)/2 = 6*n^2 - 2*n = 4*A000326(n). - Omar E. Pol, Dec 11 2008

a(n) = 2*A049450(n). - Omar E. Pol, Dec 13 2008

a(n) = a(n-1) + 12*n - 8 for n > 0, a(0)=0. - Vincenzo Librandi, Aug 05 2010

a(n) = A014642(n)/2. - Omar E. Pol, Aug 19 2011

G.f.: x*(4+8*x)/(1-3*x+3*x^2-x^3). - Colin Barker, Jan 06 2012

a(n) = A191967(2*n). - Reinhard Zumkeller, Jul 07 2012

a(n) = A181617(n+1) - A181617(n). - J. M. Bergot, Jun 28 2013

a(n) = (A174371(n) - 1)/6. - Miquel Cerda, Jul 28 2016

From Ilya Gutkovskiy, Jul 28 2016: (Start)

E.g.f.: 2*x*(2 + 3*x)*exp(x).

a(n+1) = Sum_{k=0..n} A017569(k).

Sum_{i>0} 1/a(i) = (9*log(3) - sqrt(3)*Pi)/12 = 0.3705093754425278... (End)

MAPLE

seq(4*binomial(3*n, 2)/3, n=0..45); # G. C. Greubel, Oct 09 2019

MATHEMATICA

4 PolygonalNumber[5, Range[0, 45]] (* Michael De Vlieger, Aug 02 2016, Version 10.4 *)

PROG

(PARI) a(n)=2*n*(3*n-1) \\ Charles R Greathouse IV, Jun 28 2013

(MAGMA) [4*Binomial(3*n, 2)/3: n in [0..45]]; // G. C. Greubel, Oct 09 2019

(Sage) [4*binomial(3*n, 2)/3 for n in (0..45)] # G. C. Greubel, Oct 09 2019

(GAP) List([0..45], n-> 4*Binomial(3*n, 2)/3 ); # G. C. Greubel, Oct 09 2019

CROSSREFS

Cf. A000326, A001318, A014642, A033579, A033580, A033581, A049450, A186423.

Sequence in context: A163365 A145194 A164924 * A294630 A160799 A187274

Adjacent sequences:  A033576 A033577 A033578 * A033580 A033581 A033582

KEYWORD

nonn,easy

AUTHOR

N. J. A. Sloane

EXTENSIONS

More terms from Michel Marcus, Mar 04 2014

STATUS

approved

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