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 A228788 Decimal expansion of the algebraic integer 2*cos(Pi/34) of degree 16 = A055034(34) (over the rationals), the length ratio (smallest diagonal)/side of a regular 34-gon. 3
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 OFFSET 1,2 COMMENTS rho(34):= 2*cos(Pi/34) is used in the algebraic number field Q(rho(34)) of degree 16 (see A187360) in which s(17) = 2*cos(Pi/17) (for its decimal expansion see A228787), the length ratio side/R of a regular 17-gon inscribed in a circle of radius R, is an integer. See A228787 for this expansion. Gauss' formula for cos(2*Pi/17), given in A210644, can be inserted into rho(34) = sqrt(2+sqrt(2+2*cos(2*Pi/17))). The minimal polynomial of rho(34) is 17 - 204*x^2 + 714*x^4 - 1122*x^6 + 935*x^8 - 442*x^10 + 119*x^12 - 17*x^14 + x^16 (row n=34 polynomial of A187360). The continued fraction expansion starts with 1; 1, 116, 4, 1, 2, 1, 20, 2, 2, 1, 7, 10, 2, 2, 1, 3, 6, 1, 4, 4, 15, ... LINKS Vincenzo Librandi, Table of n, a(n) for n = 1..1000 Kival Ngaokrajang, Illustration of the length ratio (smallest diagonal)/side of a regular 34-gon FORMULA 2*cos(Pi/34) = 1.99146835259006904374238235781096... MATHEMATICA RealDigits[2 Cos[Pi/34], 10, 111][[1]] (* Robert G. Wilson v, Jul 28 2014 *) PROG (PARI) 2*cos(Pi/34) \\ Charles R Greathouse IV, Nov 12 2014 CROSSREFS Cf. A055034, A187360, A210644, A228787. Sequence in context: A133627 A268918 A144982 * A019788 A175618 A346439 Adjacent sequences: A228785 A228786 A228787 * A228789 A228790 A228791 KEYWORD nonn,cons AUTHOR Wolfdieter Lang, Oct 07 2013 STATUS approved

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