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A083581 a(n) = 8/3 - 5*(-2)^n/3. 7
1, 6, -4, 16, -24, 56, -104, 216, -424, 856, -1704, 3416, -6824, 13656, -27304, 54616, -109224, 218456, -436904, 873816, -1747624, 3495256, -6990504, 13981016, -27962024, 55924056, -111848104, 223696216, -447392424, 894784856, -1789569704, 3579139416, -7158278824 (list; graph; refs; listen; history; text; internal format)
OFFSET
0,2
LINKS
FORMULA
a(n) = (8-5(-2)^n)/3.
G.f.: (1+7x)/((1-x)(1+2x)).
E.g.f.: (8*exp(x)-5*exp(-2*x))/3.
MATHEMATICA
Table[(8 - 5 (-2)^n)/3, {n, 0, 40}] (* or *) CoefficientList[Series[(1 + 7 x)/((1 - x) (1 + 2 x)), {x, 0, 40}], x] (* Vincenzo Librandi, Aug 23 2014 *)
PROG
(Magma) [(8-5*(-2)^n)/3: n in [0..40]]; // Vincenzo Librandi, Aug 23 2014
(PARI) a(n)=8/3-5*(-2)^n/3 \\ Charles R Greathouse IV, Oct 07 2015
CROSSREFS
Cf. A083582.
Sequence in context: A325689 A199890 A198459 * A171089 A180495 A213761
KEYWORD
easy,sign
AUTHOR
Paul Barry, May 01 2003
STATUS
approved

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