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A168092 a(n) = number of natural numbers m such that n - 2 <= m <= n + 2. 0
2, 3, 4, 5, 5, 5, 5, 5, 5, 5, 5, 5, 5, 5, 5, 5, 5, 5, 5, 5, 5, 5, 5, 5, 5, 5, 5, 5, 5, 5, 5, 5, 5, 5, 5, 5, 5, 5, 5, 5, 5, 5, 5, 5, 5, 5, 5 (list; graph; refs; listen; history; text; internal format)
OFFSET

0,1

COMMENTS

Generalization: If a(n,k) = number of natural numbers m such that n - k <= m <= n + k (k >= 1) then a(n,k) = a(n-1,k) + 1 = n + k for 0 <= n <= k, a(n,k) = a(n-1,k) = 2k + 1 for n >= k + 1 (see, e.g., A158799). a(n) = (2 + n) for 0 <= n <= 2, a(n) = 5 for n >= 3.

LINKS

Table of n, a(n) for n=0..46.

FORMULA

G.f.: (2+x+x^2+x^3)/(1-x) = 1/(1-x)+(1-x^4)/(1-x)^2. - Jaume Oliver Lafont, Nov 29 2009

CROSSREFS

Cf. A158411. - Jaume Oliver Lafont, Nov 29 2009

Sequence in context: A273264 A281826 A062985 * A210032 A093392 A079947

Adjacent sequences:  A168089 A168090 A168091 * A168093 A168094 A168095

KEYWORD

nonn

AUTHOR

Jaroslav Krizek, Nov 18 2009

STATUS

approved

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