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A261540 a(n) = n^7 + 7*n^5 + 14*n^3 + 7*n. 2
0, 29, 478, 4287, 24476, 101785, 337434, 946043, 2333752, 5206581, 10714070, 20633239, 37597908, 65378417, 109216786, 176222355, 275832944, 420346573, 625528782, 911300591, 1302512140, 1829807049, 2530582538, 3450050347, 4642403496, 6172093925, 8115226054 (list; graph; refs; listen; history; text; internal format)
OFFSET

0,2

COMMENTS

Also numbers of the form (n-th metallic mean)^7 - 1/(n-th metallic mean)^7, see link to Wikipedia.

LINKS

Raphael Ranna, Table of n, a(n) for n = 0..100

Wikipedia, Metallic mean

Index entries for linear recurrences with constant coefficients, signature (8,-28,56,-70,56,-28,8,-1).

FORMULA

a(n) = -a(-n) = ( (n+sqrt(n^2+4))/2 )^7 - 1/( (n+sqrt(n^2+4))/2 )^7.

G.f.: x*(29 + 246*x + 1275*x^2 + 1940*x^3 + 1275*x^4 + 246*x^5 + 29*x^6)/(1 - x)^8. - Bruno Berselli, Aug 24 2015

MATHEMATICA

Table[n^7 + 7 n^5 + 14 n^3 + 7 n, {n, 0, 30}] (* Bruno Berselli, Aug 24 2015 *)

LinearRecurrence[{8, -28, 56, -70, 56, -28, 8, -1}, {0, 29, 478, 4287, 24476, 101785, 337434, 946043}, 30] (* Vincenzo Librandi, Aug 24 2015 *)

PROG

(Sage) [n^7+7*n^5+14*n^3+7*n for n in (0..30)] # Bruno Berselli, Aug 24 2015

(MAGMA) [n^7 + 7*n^5 + 14*n^3 + 7*n: n in [0..30]]; // Vincenzo Librandi, Aug 24 2015

(PARI) a(n)=n^7+7*n^5+14*n^3+7*n \\ Charles R Greathouse IV, Aug 24 2015

CROSSREFS

Cf. A001622, A014176, A098316, A098317, A098318, A176398, A176439, A176458, A176522, A261391.

Sequence in context: A282925 A022657 A182014 * A173986 A258462 A320550

Adjacent sequences:  A261537 A261538 A261539 * A261541 A261542 A261543

KEYWORD

nonn,easy

AUTHOR

Raphael Ranna, Aug 24 2015

EXTENSIONS

Offset changed from 1 to 0 and initial 0 added by Bruno Berselli, Aug 25 2015

STATUS

approved

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