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A197517 Decimal expansion of least x>0 having cos(Pi*x)=(cos x/2)^2. 2
1, 6, 5, 1, 9, 5, 8, 3, 1, 3, 6, 2, 2, 5, 0, 0, 7, 8, 9, 7, 6, 4, 6, 7, 8, 2, 8, 5, 7, 3, 4, 4, 4, 7, 2, 0, 3, 8, 1, 2, 6, 5, 5, 8, 3, 9, 5, 5, 9, 0, 7, 8, 4, 0, 3, 0, 1, 0, 6, 8, 1, 8, 8, 8, 7, 1, 2, 5, 4, 2, 3, 1, 3, 9, 5, 6, 6, 8, 9, 4, 5, 8, 7, 7, 0, 0, 5, 2, 4, 1, 4, 1, 2, 3, 4, 4, 1, 1, 1 (list; constant; graph; refs; listen; history; text; internal format)
OFFSET

1,2

COMMENTS

The Mathematica program includes a graph.  See A197476 for a guide for the least x>0 satisfying cos(b*x)=(cos(c*x))^2 for selected b and c.

LINKS

Table of n, a(n) for n=1..99.

EXAMPLE

x=1.6519583136225007897646782857344472038126558395...

MATHEMATICA

b = Pi; c = 1/2; f[x_] := Cos[x]

t = x /. FindRoot[f[b*x] == f[c*x]^2, {x, 1.65, 1.66},

   WorkingPrecision -> 200]

RealDigits[t]  (* A197517 *)

Plot[{f[b*x], f[c*x]^2}, {x, 0, 3}]

CROSSREFS

Cf. A197476.

Sequence in context: A177824 A242000 A238181 * A102079 A177938 A112282

Adjacent sequences:  A197514 A197515 A197516 * A197518 A197519 A197520

KEYWORD

nonn,cons

AUTHOR

Clark Kimberling, Oct 16 2011

STATUS

approved

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