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A176458 Decimal expansion of 4+sqrt(17). 6
8, 1, 2, 3, 1, 0, 5, 6, 2, 5, 6, 1, 7, 6, 6, 0, 5, 4, 9, 8, 2, 1, 4, 0, 9, 8, 5, 5, 9, 7, 4, 0, 7, 7, 0, 2, 5, 1, 4, 7, 1, 9, 9, 2, 2, 5, 3, 7, 3, 6, 2, 0, 4, 3, 4, 3, 9, 8, 6, 3, 3, 5, 7, 3, 0, 9, 4, 9, 5, 4, 3, 4, 6, 3, 3, 7, 6, 2, 1, 5, 9, 3, 5, 8, 7, 8, 6, 3, 6, 5, 0, 8, 1, 0, 6, 8, 4, 2, 9, 6, 6, 8, 4, 5, 4 (list; constant; graph; refs; listen; history; text; internal format)
OFFSET

1,1

COMMENTS

Continued fraction expansion of 4+sqrt(17) is A010731.

This is the shape of an 8-extension rectangle; see A188640 for definitions.  [Clark Kimberling, Apr 09 2011]

LINKS

Table of n, a(n) for n=1..105.

Wikipedia, Metallic mean

FORMULA

a(n) = A010473(n) for n > 1.

Equals exp(arcsinh(4)), since arcsinh(x)=log(x+sqrt(x^2+1)). - Stanislav Sykora, Nov 01 2013

EXAMPLE

4+sqrt(17) = 8.12310562561766054982...

MATHEMATICA

r=8; t = (r + (4+r^2)^(1/2))/2; FullSimplify[t]

N[t, 130]

RealDigits[N[t, 130]][[1]]

PROG

(PARI) 4+sqrt(17) \\ Charles R Greathouse IV, Jul 24 2013

CROSSREFS

Cf. A010473 (decimal expansion of sqrt(17)), A010731 (all 8's sequence).

Sequence in context: A225767 A019763 A179050 * A222217 A105473 A010518

Adjacent sequences:  A176455 A176456 A176457 * A176459 A176460 A176461

KEYWORD

cons,nonn

AUTHOR

Klaus Brockhaus, Apr 20 2010

STATUS

approved

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