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A082573 a(1)=1, a(n)=ceiling(n*(a(n-1)+3/a(n-1))). 0
1, 8, 26, 105, 526, 3157, 22100, 176801, 1591210, 15912101, 175033112, 2100397345, 27305165486, 382272316805, 5734084752076, 91745356033217, 1559671052564690, 28074078946164421, 533407499977124000, 10668149999542480001 (list; graph; refs; listen; history; text; internal format)
OFFSET
1,2
COMMENTS
More generally if m is an integer >=3 and a(1)=1, a(n)=ceiling(n*(a(n-1)+m/a(n-1))) there is a closed formula for a(n) namely : a(n)=floor(n!*(e+m-4/3))
LINKS
FORMULA
a(n)=floor(n!*(exp(1)+5/3))
MATHEMATICA
nxt[{n_, a_}]:={n+1, Ceiling[(n+1)(a+3/a)]}; Transpose[NestList[nxt, {1, 1}, 20]][[2]] (* Harvey P. Dale, Sep 12 2013 *)
CROSSREFS
Sequence in context: A173365 A261971 A140788 * A112645 A220713 A260962
KEYWORD
nonn
AUTHOR
Benoit Cloitre, May 06 2003
EXTENSIONS
Offset changed by Harvey P. Dale, Sep 12 2013
STATUS
approved

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