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 A204321 Start with 4. Square the previous term and subtract it. 3
 4, 12, 132, 17292, 298995972, 89398590973228812, 7992108067998667938125889533702532, 63873791370569400659097694858350356285036046451665934814399129508492 (list; graph; refs; listen; history; text; internal format)
 OFFSET 1,1 LINKS Vincenzo Librandi, Table of n, a(n) for n = 1..11 J. A. Haddley, Doubling Hypercuboids, Preprint 2015. FORMULA a(n) = a(n-1)*(a(n-1)-1). a(n) ~ c^(2^n), where c = 1.8401979467004699327247921093647566233474761412868967823409865843403604499... . - Vaclav Kotesovec, Dec 18 2014 MAPLE A204321 := proc(n) if n = 1 then 4; else procname(n-1)*(procname(n-1)-1) ; end if; end proc: seq(A204321(n), n=1..10) ; # R. J. Mathar, Jan 19 2012 MATHEMATICA Join[{a = 4}, Table[a = a^2 - a, {n, 9}]] (* Vladimir Joseph Stephan Orlovsky, Feb 24 2012 *) RecurrenceTable[{a[1]==4, a[n] == a[n-1]*(a[n-1]-1)}, a, {n, 1, 10}] (* Vaclav Kotesovec, Dec 18 2014 *) NestList[#^2-#&, 4, 10] (* Harvey P. Dale, Jun 20 2023 *) CROSSREFS Sequence in context: A009663 A197899 A002029 * A152121 A077611 A052598 Adjacent sequences: A204318 A204319 A204320 * A204322 A204323 A204324 KEYWORD nonn AUTHOR Daniel Chiverton, Jan 14 2012 STATUS approved

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