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 A225163 Denominators of the sequence s(n) of the sum resp. product of fractions f(n) defined recursively by f(1) = 3/1; f(n+1) is chosen so that the sum and the product of the first n terms of the sequence are equal. 2
 1, 2, 14, 938, 5274374, 199225484935778, 329478051871899046990657602014, 1022767669188735114815831063606918316150663428260080434555738 (list; graph; refs; listen; history; text; internal format)
 OFFSET 1,2 COMMENTS Numerators of the sequence s(n) of the sum resp. product of fractions f(n) is A165421(n+2), hence s(n) = sum(A165421(i+1)/A225156(i),i=1..n) = product(A165421(i+1)/A225156(i),i=1..n) = A165421(n+2)/a(n) = A011764(n-1)/a(n). LINKS Paul Yiu, Recreational Mathematics, Department of Mathematics, Florida Atlantic University, 2003, Chapter 5.4, p. 207 (Project). FORMULA a(n) = 3^(2^(n-1))*b(n) where b(n)=b(n-1)-b(n-1)^2 with b(1)=1/3. EXAMPLE f(n) = 3, 3/2, 9/7, 81/67, ... 3 + 3/2 = 3 * 3/2 = 9/2; 3 + 3/2 + 9/7 = 3 * 3/2 * 9/7 = 81/14; ... s(n) = 1/b(n) = 3, 9/2, 81/14, ... MAPLE b:=proc(n) option remember; b(n-1)-b(n-1)^2; end: b(1):=1/3; a:=n->3^(2^(n-1))*b(n); seq(a(i), i=1..9); CROSSREFS Cf. A011764, A076628, A165421, A225156. Sequence in context: A065868 A144017 A032419 * A319540 A190634 A130421 Adjacent sequences:  A225160 A225161 A225162 * A225164 A225165 A225166 KEYWORD nonn AUTHOR Martin Renner, Apr 30 2013 STATUS approved

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