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A140343 a(n)=4a(n-1)-7a(n-2)+6a(n-3)-3a(n-4), n>4. 6
0, 0, 0, 0, 1, 4, 9, 14, 14, 0, -41, -122, -243, -364, -364, 0, 1093, 3280, 6561, 9842, 9842, 0, -29525, -88574, -177147, -265720, -265720, 0, 797161, 2391484, 4782969, 7174454, 7174454, 0, -21523361, -64570082, -129140163, -193710244, -193710244, 0, 581130733 (list; graph; refs; listen; history; text; internal format)
OFFSET

0,6

COMMENTS

This is the main sequence representing the degenerate case of sequences which equal their sixth differences, where, besides the generic a(n)=6a(n-1)-15a(n-2)+20a(n-3)-15a(n-4)+6a(n-5), cf. A135356, there is also a shorter recurrence. Another sequence of this kind is A134581.

LINKS

Table of n, a(n) for n=0..40.

Index entries for linear recurrences with constant coefficients, signature (4,-7,6,-3).

FORMULA

O.g.f.: x^4/((x^2-x+1)(3x^2-3x+1)). - R. J. Mathar, Jul 10 2008

MATHEMATICA

Join[{0}, LinearRecurrence[{4, -7, 6, -3}, {0, 0, 0, 1}, 40]] (* Harvey P. Dale, Mar 11 2015 *)

CROSSREFS

Cf. A135356.

Sequence in context: A042083 A264733 A102776 * A279230 A244037 A091880

Adjacent sequences:  A140340 A140341 A140342 * A140344 A140345 A140346

KEYWORD

sign,easy

AUTHOR

Paul Curtz, May 29 2008

EXTENSIONS

Edited and corrected by R. J. Mathar, Jul 10 2008

STATUS

approved

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