

A122416


Numbers from an irrationality measure for e, with a(1) = 2.


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2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 4, 8, 5, 7, 6, 12, 5, 14, 8, 6, 7, 18, 7, 20, 6, 8, 12, 24, 5, 11, 14, 10, 8, 30, 6, 32, 9, 12, 18, 8, 7, 38, 20, 14, 6, 42, 8, 44, 12, 7, 24, 48, 7, 15, 11, 18, 14, 54, 10, 12, 8, 20, 30, 60, 6, 62, 32, 8, 9, 14, 12, 68, 18, 24, 8, 72, 7, 74, 38, 11, 20, 12, 14, 80, 7, 10
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OFFSET

1,1


COMMENTS

If n > 1, then a(n)! is the smallest factorial such that e  m/n > 1/a(n)! for any integer m.
a(n)! is the second smallest factorial divisible by n.


LINKS

Table of n, a(n) for n=1..81.
Mohammad K. Azarian, Euler's Number Via Difference Equations, International Journal of Contemporary Mathematical Sciences, Vol. 7, 2012, No. 22, pp. 1095  1102.
J. Sondow, A geometric proof that e is irrational and a new measure of its irrationality, Amer. Math. Monthly 113 (2006) 637641.
J. Sondow, A geometric proof that e is irrational and a new measure of its irrationality, arXiv:0704.1282 [math.HO], 20072010.
Index entries for sequences related to factorial numbers.


FORMULA

a(n) = A002034(n) + 1.


EXAMPLE

a(6) = S(6) + 1 = 3 + 1 = 4.


MATHEMATICA

nmax = 100; Do[m=1; While[!IntegerQ[m!/n], m++]; a[n] = m+1, {n, 1, nmax}];
Array[a, nmax] (* JeanFrançois Alcover, Dec 04 2018 *)


CROSSREFS

Cf. A001113, A002034, A092495, A122417.
Sequence in context: A097751 A070667 A245349 * A134665 A271832 A063260
Adjacent sequences: A122413 A122414 A122415 * A122417 A122418 A122419


KEYWORD

nonn


AUTHOR

Jonathan Sondow, Sep 03 2006


STATUS

approved



