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A083575 a(0) = 6; for n>0, a(n) = 2*a(n-1) - 1. 13
6, 11, 21, 41, 81, 161, 321, 641, 1281, 2561, 5121, 10241, 20481, 40961, 81921, 163841, 327681, 655361, 1310721, 2621441, 5242881, 10485761, 20971521, 41943041, 83886081, 167772161, 335544321, 671088641, 1342177281, 2684354561, 5368709121, 10737418241 (list; graph; refs; listen; history; text; internal format)
OFFSET

0,1

COMMENTS

The primes in this sequence are listed in A050526. - M. F. Hasler, Oct 30 2010

An Engel expansion of 2/5 to the base 2 as defined in A181565, with the associated series expansion 2/5 = 2/6 + 2^2/(6*11) + 2^3/(6*11*21) + 2^4/(6*11*21*41) + .... - Peter Bala, Oct 29 2013

LINKS

Vincenzo Librandi, Table of n, a(n) for n = 0..1000

Index entries for linear recurrences with constant coefficients, signature (3,-2).

FORMULA

a(n) = 5*2^n + 1. - M. F. Hasler, Oct 30 2010

a(n) = 3*a(n-1) - 2*a(n-2), n>1. - Vincenzo Librandi, Nov 03 2011

G.f.: (6-7*x) / ((1-x)*(1-2*x)). - Colin Barker, Sep 20 2016

MATHEMATICA

NestList[2#-1&, 6, 40] (* Harvey P. Dale, Jun 23 2017 *)

PROG

(PARI) a(n)=5<<n+1 \\ M. F. Hasler, Oct 30 2010

(MAGMA) [5*2^n+1 : n in [0..30]]; // Vincenzo Librandi, Nov 03 2011

(PARI) Vec((6-7*x)/((1-x)*(1-2*x)) + O(x^40)) \\ Colin Barker, Sep 20 2016

CROSSREFS

Cf. A020737, A083683, A083686, A083705, A168596, A181565, A195744.

Sequence in context: A192750 A000383 A205540 * A302869 A170880 A239767

Adjacent sequences:  A083572 A083573 A083574 * A083576 A083577 A083578

KEYWORD

nonn,easy

AUTHOR

N. J. A. Sloane, Jun 15 2003

STATUS

approved

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