1,1

Onset of 3-cycle in the logistic equation.

Table of n, a(n) for n=1..102.

J. Bechhoefer, The Birth of Period 3, Revisited, Mathematics Magazine pp. 115-8 Vol. 69 No. 2 April 1996

W. B. Gordon, Period Three Trajectories of the Logistic Map, Mathematics Magazine pp. 118-120 Vol. 69 No. 2 April 1996

J. Meiss, Period three saddle-node bifurcation for the Logistic Map

P. Saha & S. H. Strogatz, The Birth of period 3, Mathematics Magazine pp. 42-7 Vol. 68, No. 1, 1995.

Eric Weisstein's World of Mathematics, Logistic Map

Equals A010466 plus 1. - R. J. Mathar, Sep 12 2008

3.8284...

RealDigits[1+2Sqrt[2], 10, 120][[1]] (* Harvey P. Dale, Jun 13 2013 *)

(PARI) 1+2*sqrt(2) \\ Felix FrÃ¶hlich, Sep 26 2017

Cf. A086179.

Sequence in context: A327951 A132019 A182168 * A016669 A094964 A197144

Adjacent sequences: A086175 A086176 A086177 * A086179 A086180 A086181

nonn,cons,easy

Eric W. Weisstein, Jul 11 2003

approved