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 A119422 Numerators of coefficients in a continued fraction expansion of the Gamma function. 2
 1440, 686186088, 1521596612992267104, 61441227298035761673076437188243880, 33216277034690456269201306591096663890958682442526052832 (list; graph; refs; listen; history; text; internal format)
 OFFSET 1,1 REFERENCES David W. Cantrell, A new convergent expansion for the gamma function, sci.math.num-analysis, Nov 05, 2001: http://groups.google.com/group/sci.math.num-analysis/msg/521fa1a6fb98a300 LINKS David W. Cantrell, Table of n, a(n) for n = 1..18 EXAMPLE For Re(z) > 0, Gamma(z + 1/2) = sqrt(2*pi)*(z/e)^z / [1 + 1/( 24*z - 1/2 + CF(z) )] where continued fraction CF(z) = 1/(c_1*z + 1/(c_2*z + 1/(c_3*z + ...))) with c_1 = 1440/2021, c_2 = 686186088/125896643, c_3 = 1521596612992267104/4596084813365743279, ... MATHEMATICA i = 5; s = 1 - Simplify[Normal[Series[Gamma[z + 1/2], {z, Infinity, 2*(i + 1)}]]/((z/E)^z*Sqrt[2*Pi]), z > 0]; s = Series[1/s, {z, Infinity, 2*i}]; i = i - 1; s = Series[1/(s - (24*z + 1/2)), {z, Infinity, 2*i}]; CoeffList = {}; While[i >= 0, c = First[s[[3]]]; AppendTo[CoeffList, c]; s = Series[1/(s - c*z), {z, Infinity, 2*i}]; i = i - 1]; Numerator[CoeffList] CROSSREFS Denominators given in A119423. Sequence in context: A207357 A207200 * A166609 A178275 A220651 A252224 Adjacent sequences:  A119419 A119420 A119421 * A119423 A119424 A119425 KEYWORD frac,nonn AUTHOR David W. Cantrell (DWCantrell(AT)sigmaxi.net), May 18 2006 STATUS approved

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