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 A157166 Denominators of partial sums of a series related to Lebesgue's constant L(0) = 1. 5
 1, 15, 525, 11025, 363825, 52026975, 676350675, 2299592295, 742768311285, 2822519582883, 324589752031545, 186639107418138375, 2799586611272075625, 243564035180670579375, 218964067627422850858125, 6787886096450108376601875, 6787886096450108376601875 (list; graph; refs; listen; history; text; internal format)
 OFFSET 1,2 COMMENTS For the numerators, a reference and a link see A157165. Lebesgue's constants L(n) := (2/Pi)*Integral_{x=0..Pi/2} |sin((2*n+1)*x)| / sin(x). (Called \rho_n in the Szego reference.) L(0) = 1. 1 = L(0) = ((Pi^2)/16)*Sum_{k>=1} Theta(1,k)/(4*k^2-1) with Theta(1,k) := Sum_{j=1..k} 1/(2*j-1) = Integral_{x=0..Pi/2} ((sin(k*x))^2)/sin(x) (see Szego reference formula (R), p. 165, and the line before this). The rationals (partial sums) R(0;n) := 3*Sum_{k=1..n} Theta(1,k)/(4*k^2-1) give A157165(n)/A157166(n). The sequence {R(0;n)/3} converges slowly to (Pi^2)/16 approximately 0.6168502752, because L(0)=1. See the W. Lang link for R(0;10^n)/3 for n=0..4. The denominator sequence for r(0;n) := Sum_{k=1..n} Theta(1,k)/(4*k^2-1) is [3, 45, 1575, 33075, 1091475, 156080925, 2029052025, ...]. LINKS Table of n, a(n) for n=1..17. FORMULA a(n) = denominator(R(0;n)) = denominator(3*Sum_{k=1..n} Theta(1,k)/(4*k^2-1)), n >= 1, with Theta(1,k) as defined above. EXAMPLE Rationals R(0;n) = A157165(n)/A157166(n): [1, 19/15, 734/525, 16294/11025, 557407/363825, 81759221/52026975, ...]. MATHEMATICA theta[1, k_] := Sum[1 / (2j-1), {j, 1, k}]; a[n_] := Denominator[ 3*Sum[theta[1, k]/(4k^2 - 1), {k, 1, n}]]; Table[a[n], {n, 1, 17}] (* Jean-François Alcover, Nov 03 2011, after given formula *) CROSSREFS A157167/A157168 for 45*((Pi^2)/16)*L(1) partial sums. Sequence in context: A212739 A009068 A268960 * A074040 A002403 A077206 Adjacent sequences: A157163 A157164 A157165 * A157167 A157168 A157169 KEYWORD nonn,frac,easy AUTHOR Wolfdieter Lang, Oct 16 2009 STATUS approved

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