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 A217743 Excess of number of odds in the form 4k+1 over number of odds in the form 4k+3 in Collatz trajectory of n. 2
 1, 1, 1, 1, 2, 1, 2, 1, 3, 2, 3, 1, 3, 2, 0, 1, 4, 3, 3, 2, 2, 3, 1, 1, 4, 3, -6, 2, 4, 0, -6, 1, 5, 4, 2, 3, 3, 3, 2, 2, -5, 2, 4, 3, 5, 1, -5, 1, 4, 4, 4, 3, 3, -6, -6, 2, 5, 4, 3, 0, 2, -6, -8, 1, 5, 5, 3, 4, 4, 2, -4, 3, -5, 3, 2, 3, 5, 2, 2, 2, 3, -5, -5 (list; graph; refs; listen; history; text; internal format)
 OFFSET 1,5 LINKS T. D. Noe, Table of n, a(n) for n = 1..10000 MATHEMATICA Collatz[n_] := NestWhileList[If[EvenQ[#], #/2, 3*# + 1] &, n, # > 1 &]; Table[Length[Select[Collatz[n], Mod[#, 4] == 1 &]] - Length[Select[Collatz[n], Mod[#, 4] == 3 &]], {n, 60}] Table[m4=Mod[NestWhileList[If[EvenQ[#], #/2, 3*#+1]&, n, #>1&], 4]; Count[m4, 1]-Count[m4, 3], {n, 60}] (* Zak Seidov, Mar 23 2013 *) CROSSREFS Cf. A070165, A192719. Cf. A217744 (n having equal numbers of 4k+1 and 4k+3 terms). Sequence in context: A060682 A352897 A280363 * A238845 A093873 A353371 Adjacent sequences: A217740 A217741 A217742 * A217744 A217745 A217746 KEYWORD sign AUTHOR Jayanta Basu, Mar 23 2013 STATUS approved

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