

A220498


Number of Etoothpicks (or tridents) added at nth stage to the structure of the equilateral triangle of A220478.


3



0, 2, 2, 2, 4, 2, 4, 4, 4, 6, 4, 6, 8, 2, 4, 4, 6, 10, 6, 14, 8, 10, 14, 8, 12, 14, 4, 8, 8, 10, 16, 12, 22, 16, 16, 18, 12, 14, 16, 16, 16, 10, 12, 20, 14, 22, 22, 18, 18, 24, 18, 28, 18, 20, 28, 22, 28, 20, 18, 18, 22, 32, 32, 26, 24, 22, 28, 28, 32, 34, 20, 20, 28
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OFFSET

0,2


COMMENTS

Essentially the first differences of A220478.


REFERENCES

Mohammad K. Azarian, A Trigonometric Characterization of Equilateral Triangle, Problem 336, Mathematics and Computer Education, Vol. 31, No. 1, Winter 1997, p. 96. Solution published in Vol. 32, No. 1, Winter 1998, pp. 8485.
Mohammad K. Azarian, Equating Distances and Altitude in an Equilateral Triangle, Problem 316, Mathematics and Computer Education, Vol. 28, No. 3, Fall 1994, p. 337. Solution published in Vol. 29, No. 3, Fall 1995, pp. 324325.


LINKS

Table of n, a(n) for n=0..72.
N. J. A. Sloane, Catalog of Toothpick and Cellular Automata Sequences in the OEIS
Index entries for sequences related to toothpick sequences


FORMULA

a(n) = 1 + A161331(n+1)/6 = 2*A211976(n).


CROSSREFS

Cf. A139250, A139251, A160121, A161330, A161329, A161331, A211974, A211976.
Sequence in context: A005137 A222959 A309441 * A105681 A240039 A130127
Adjacent sequences: A220495 A220496 A220497 * A220499 A220500 A220501


KEYWORD

nonn


AUTHOR

Omar E. Pol, Feb 19 2013


STATUS

approved



