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A083336 a(n)=4a(n-2)-a(n-4). 2
3, 3, 9, 12, 33, 45, 123, 168, 459, 627, 1713, 2340, 6393, 8733, 23859, 32592, 89043, 121635, 332313, 453948, 1240209, 1694157, 4628523, 6322680, 17273883, 23596563, 64467009, 88063572, 240594153, 328657725, 897909603 (list; graph; refs; listen; history; text; internal format)
OFFSET

0,1

COMMENTS

a(n)/A002531(n+1) converges to sqrt(3). a(2n)=A082841(n). a(2n)=a(2n-1)+ 3*A002531(2n). a(2n+1)=(1/2)(a(2n)+3*A002531(2n+1)).

LINKS

Table of n, a(n) for n=0..30.

Index entries for linear recurrences with constant coefficients, signature (0, 4, 0, -1).

FORMULA

G.f.: (3+3x-3x^2)/(1-4x^2+x^4)

MATHEMATICA

CoefficientList[Series[(3+3x-3x^2)/(1-4x^2+x^4), {x, 0, 30}], x]

Transpose[NestList[Flatten[{Rest[#], 4#[[3]]-First[#]}]&, {3, 3, 9, 12}, 50]][[1]]  (* Harvey P. Dale, Mar 26 2011 *)

LinearRecurrence[{0, 4, 0, -1}, {3, 3, 9, 12}, 30] (* T. D. Noe, Mar 26 2011 *)

CROSSREFS

Sequence in context: A325243 A319271 A066314 * A225436 A183811 A303640

Adjacent sequences:  A083333 A083334 A083335 * A083337 A083338 A083339

KEYWORD

easy,nonn

AUTHOR

Mario Catalani (mario.catalani(AT)unito.it), Apr 26 2003

STATUS

approved

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