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A089929 Algebraic degree of cot(Pi/n). 1
1, 2, 1, 4, 2, 6, 2, 6, 4, 10, 2, 12, 6, 8, 4, 16, 6, 18, 4, 12, 10, 22, 4, 20, 12, 18, 6, 28, 8, 30, 8, 20, 16, 24, 6, 36, 18, 24, 8, 40, 12, 42, 10, 24, 22, 46, 8, 42, 20, 32, 12, 52, 18, 40, 12, 36, 28, 58, 8, 60, 30, 36, 16, 48, 20, 66, 16, 44, 24, 70, 12 (list; graph; refs; listen; history; text; internal format)
OFFSET

2,2

COMMENTS

Also the algebraic degrees of the surface area and volume of an n-prism with unit edge lengths.

LINKS

Jon Maiga, Table of n, a(n) for n = 1...400

Eric Weisstein's World of Mathematics, Prism

Eric Weisstein's World of Mathematics, Regular Polygon

Eric Weisstein's World of Mathematics, Cotangent

FORMULA

a(n) = A000010(n/gcd(n, 2)) (conjectured). - Jon Maiga, Sep 01 2019

MATHEMATICA

a[n_] := Exponent[ MinimalPolynomial[ Cot[Pi/n]][x], x]; Table[ a[n], {n, 2, 52}] (* Jean-François Alcover, Oct 03 2012 *)

CROSSREFS

Cf. A055035, A113402.

Sequence in context: A114810 A300718 A093819 * A131888 A109170 A225368

Adjacent sequences:  A089926 A089927 A089928 * A089930 A089931 A089932

KEYWORD

nonn,hard,nice

AUTHOR

Eric W. Weisstein, Nov 15 2003

EXTENSIONS

a(47) corrected and more terms added by Jon Maiga, Sep 01 2019

STATUS

approved

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