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A188201 The least base-n Keith number >= n. 2
2, 3, 5, 5, 8, 8, 8, 17, 14, 13, 13, 13, 20, 18, 23, 33, 26, 21, 21, 21, 32, 28, 35, 49, 29, 33, 41, 57, 44, 38, 34, 34, 34, 43, 53, 73, 56, 48, 45, 81, 62, 53, 47, 89, 68, 53, 71, 97, 74, 63, 77, 55, 55, 55, 60, 113, 86, 73, 89, 69, 92, 78, 95, 129, 98, 83, 73, 137, 104, 88 (list; graph; refs; listen; history; text; internal format)
OFFSET

2,1

COMMENTS

Keith numbers are described in A007629. It appears that a(n) < 2n. If n or n+1 is a Fibonacci number f, then a(n) = f. If n>3 and n+2 is a Fibonacci number f, then a(n) = f. The graph shows that 2n-1, 3n/2-1, and 8(n-5)/7+5 are frequent values of a(n).

LINKS

T. D. Noe, Table of n, a(n) for n = 2..1000

MATHEMATICA

IsKeith[n_, b_] := Module[{d, s, k}, d = IntegerDigits[n, b]; s = Total[d]; k = 1; While[AppendTo[d, s]; s = 2 s - d[[k]]; s < n, k++]; s == n]; Table[k = n; While[! IsKeith[k, n], k++]; k, {n, 2, 100}]

CROSSREFS

Cf. A007629 (base 10), A162724 (base 2), A187713 (base 5), A188195-A188200.

Sequence in context: A256654 A204926 A256663 * A184165 A152771 A237825

Adjacent sequences:  A188198 A188199 A188200 * A188202 A188203 A188204

KEYWORD

nonn,base

AUTHOR

T. D. Noe, Mar 24 2011

STATUS

approved

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