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A201420 Decimal expansion of least x satisfying 9*x^2 = sec(x) and 0 < x < Pi. 3
3, 4, 3, 5, 1, 9, 3, 8, 4, 4, 4, 8, 7, 5, 1, 7, 2, 8, 5, 1, 5, 7, 9, 3, 7, 9, 1, 6, 0, 5, 4, 7, 6, 8, 6, 0, 1, 4, 4, 8, 5, 9, 7, 4, 9, 4, 9, 4, 2, 1, 8, 9, 6, 5, 0, 9, 4, 4, 1, 5, 8, 8, 5, 3, 7, 2, 3, 4, 6, 8, 9, 3, 0, 4, 9, 5, 5, 9, 8, 9, 1, 9, 6, 8, 4, 5, 8, 0, 9, 1, 9, 1, 9, 6, 2, 4, 0, 8, 6 (list; constant; graph; refs; listen; history; text; internal format)
OFFSET

0,1

COMMENTS

See A201397 for a guide to related sequences. The Mathematica program includes a graph.

LINKS

Table of n, a(n) for n=0..98.

EXAMPLE

least:  0.3435193844487517285157937916054768...

greatest: 1.52286717667793005738690747334562...

MATHEMATICA

a = 9; c = 0;

f[x_] := a*x^2 + c; g[x_] := Sec[x]

Plot[{f[x], g[x]}, {x, 0, Pi/2}, {AxesOrigin -> {0, 0}}]

r = x /. FindRoot[f[x] == g[x], {x, .3, .4}, WorkingPrecision -> 110]

RealDigits[r]     (* A201420 *)

r = x /. FindRoot[f[x] == g[x], {x, 1.5, 1.6}, WorkingPrecision -> 110]

RealDigits[r]    (* A201421 *)

CROSSREFS

Cf. A201397.

Sequence in context: A072942 A025267 A223169 * A244055 A090739 A076400

Adjacent sequences:  A201417 A201418 A201419 * A201421 A201422 A201423

KEYWORD

nonn,cons

AUTHOR

Clark Kimberling, Dec 02 2011

STATUS

approved

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