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A128523 a(n) = numerator of r(n): r(n) is such that the continued fraction (of rational terms) [r(1);r(2),...r(n)] equals n! for every positive integer n. 2
1, 1, -5, 44, -171, 3712, -3075, 22528, -434875, 23330816, -15141735, 1098907648, -521070165, 48586817536, -8885315439, 1026497183744, -4814195089275, 134140418588672, -324199885098375, 53339508086669312 (list; graph; refs; listen; history; text; internal format)
OFFSET
1,3
LINKS
FORMULA
For n >= 4, r(n) = -(n - 1/(n-1)) *(n + 1/(n-3)) /(r(n-1) (n-1)).
EXAMPLE
4! = 24 = 1 + 1/(1 + 1/(-5/4 + 9/44)).
5! = 120 = 1 + 1/(1 + 1/(-5/4 + 1/(44/9 -128/171))).
CROSSREFS
Sequence in context: A262118 A173376 A364605 * A366650 A271298 A271118
KEYWORD
frac,sign
AUTHOR
Leroy Quet, Mar 07 2007
EXTENSIONS
More terms from Diana L. Mecum, Jun 15 2007
STATUS
approved

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