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 A195417 a(n) = sum of the absolute values of the coefficients in (1+x-x^3)^n. 1
 1, 3, 9, 25, 63, 171, 471, 1193, 3209, 8841, 22537, 60393, 165489, 424451, 1134849, 3093893, 7987289, 21288933, 57973543, 150409931, 399788279, 1085870421, 2831439537, 7501994181, 20330726077, 53274740933, 140615421393, 380366331549, 1002078031627, 2634444052559 (list; graph; refs; listen; history; text; internal format)
 OFFSET 0,2 COMMENTS What is the limit a(n)^(1/n)? The limit appears to be near 2.657... The limit a(n+1)/a(n) does not exist, but seems to cycle between attractors. LINKS Vaclav Kotesovec, Table of n, a(n) for n = 0..1000 EXAMPLE Coefficients in (1+x-x^3)^n begin: n=0: [1]; n=1: [1,1,0,-1]; n=2: [1,2,1,-2,-2,0,1]; n=3: [1,3,3,-2,-6,-3,3,3,0,-1]; n=4: [1,4,6,0,-11,-12,2,12,6,-4,-4,0,1]; n=5: [1,5,10,5,-15,-29,-10,25,30,0,-20,-10,5,5,0,-1]; n=6: [1,6,15,14,-15,-54,-44,30,84,40,-45,-60,-5,30,15,-6,-6,0,1]; n=7: [1,7,21,28,-7,-84,-112,1,168,168,-35,-189,-105,70,105,14,-42,-21,7,7,0,-1]; n=8: [1,8,28,48,14,-112,-224,-104,253,448,132,-392,-462,0,364,224,-98,-168,-28,56,28,-8,-8,0,1]; ... where the sum of the absolute values of the coefficients generate this sequence. The limit a(n)^(1/n) seems to exist: a(1000)^(1/1000) = 2.65862772... a(2000)^(1/2000) = 2.65827933... a(3000)^(1/3000) = 2.65816317... a(4000)^(1/4000) = 2.65810624... a(5000)^(1/5000) = 2.65807183... MATHEMATICA Table[Total[Abs[CoefficientList[Expand[(1+x-x^3)^n], x]]], {n, 0, 30}] (* Harvey P. Dale, Nov 26 2011 *) PROG (PARI) {a(n)=local(V=Vec((1+x-x^3+O(x^(3*n+1)))^n)); abs(V)*vector(#V, i, 1)~} CROSSREFS Cf. A084611. Sequence in context: A145127 A096260 A292326 * A295142 A002064 A129589 Adjacent sequences: A195414 A195415 A195416 * A195418 A195419 A195420 KEYWORD nonn AUTHOR Paul D. Hanna, Sep 17 2011 STATUS approved

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