

A087705


First integer > n reached under iteration of map x > (5/3)*floor(x) when started at n, or 1 if no such integer is ever reached.


5



5, 5, 10, 35, 10, 30, 35, 15, 905, 30, 20, 35, 105, 25, 905, 210, 30, 85, 55, 35, 60, 105, 40, 2410, 905, 45, 210, 80, 50, 85, 405, 55, 155, 160, 60, 280, 105, 65, 110, 2410, 70, 905, 335, 75, 210, 130, 80, 135, 230, 85, 660, 405, 90, 1160, 155, 95, 160, 2085, 100
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OFFSET

2,1


COMMENTS

It is conjectured that an integer is always reached.


LINKS

Table of n, a(n) for n=2..60.
J. C. Lagarias and N. J. A. Sloane, Approximate squaring (pdf, ps), Experimental Math., 13 (2004), 113128.


MAPLE

f2 := proc(x, y) x*floor(y); end; r := 5/3; h := proc(x) local n, y; global r; y := f2(r, x); for n from 1 to 20 do if whattype(y) = 'integer' then RETURN([x, n, y]); else y := f2(r, y); fi; od: RETURN(['NULL', 'NULL', 'NULL']); end; [seq(h(n)[3], n=2..60)];


CROSSREFS

Cf. A087705, A087706.
Sequence in context: A298181 A290332 A302842 * A087033 A175902 A079305
Adjacent sequences: A087702 A087703 A087704 * A087706 A087707 A087708


KEYWORD

nonn


AUTHOR

N. J. A. Sloane, Sep 29 2003


STATUS

approved



