

A104429


Number of ways to split {1, 2, 3, ..., 3n} into n arithmetic progressions each with 3 terms.


39



1, 1, 2, 5, 15, 55, 232, 1161, 6643, 44566, 327064, 2709050, 24312028, 240833770, 2546215687, 29251369570, 355838858402, 4658866773664
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OFFSET

0,3


REFERENCES

R. K. Guy, Sedlacek's Conjecture on Disjoint Solutions of x+y= z, Univ. Calgary, Dept. Mathematics, Research Paper No. 129, 1971.
R. K. Guy, Sedlacek's Conjecture on Disjoint Solutions of x+y= z, in Proc. Conf. Number Theory. Pullman, WA, 1971, pp. 221223.
R. K. Guy, Packing [1,n] with solutions of ax + by = cz; the unity of combinatorics, in Colloq. Internaz. Teorie Combinatorie. Rome, 1973, Atti Conv. Lincei. Vol. 17, Part II, pp. 173179, 1976.


LINKS

R. K. Guy, Letter to N. J. A. Sloane, June 24 1971: front, back [Annotated scanned copy, with permission]. See sequence "M".


EXAMPLE

{{{1,2,3},{4,5,6},{7,8,9}}, {{1,2,3},{4,6,8},{5,7,9}}, {{1,3,5},{2,4,6},{7,8,9}}, {{1,4,7},{2,5,8},{3,6,9}}, {{1,5,9},{2,3,4},{6,7,8}}} are the 5 ways to split 1, 2, 3, ..., 9 into 3 arithmetic progressions each with 3 elements. Thus a(3)=5.


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