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A295144 Solution of the complementary equation a(n) = 2*a(n-1) + a(n-2) + b(n-1), where a(0) = 1, a(1) = 3, b(0) = 2, b(1) = 4, and (a(n)) and (b(n)) are increasing complementary sequences. 5
1, 3, 11, 30, 77, 191, 467, 1134, 2745, 6636, 16030, 38710, 93465, 225656, 544794, 1315262, 3175337, 7665956, 18507270, 44680518, 107868329, 260417200, 628702754 (list; graph; refs; listen; history; text; internal format)
OFFSET
0,2
COMMENTS
The increasing complementary sequences a() and b() are uniquely determined by the titular equation and initial values. See A295053 for a guide to related sequences.
LINKS
Clark Kimberling, Complementary equations, J. Int. Seq. 19 (2007), 1-13.
FORMULA
a(n+1)/a(n) -> 1 + sqrt(2).
EXAMPLE
a(0) = 1, a(1) = 3, b(0) = 2, b(1) = 4
a(2) =2*a(1) + a(0) + b(1) = 11
Complement: (b(n)) = (2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 12, 13, 14, ...)
MATHEMATICA
mex := First[Complement[Range[1, Max[#1] + 1], #1]] &;
a[0] = 1; a[1] = 3; b[0] = 2; b[1] = 4;
a[n_] := a[n] = 2 a[ n - 1] + a[n - 2] + b[n - 1];
b[n_] := b[n] = mex[Flatten[Table[Join[{a[n]}, {a[i], b[i]}], {i, 0, n - 1}]]];
Table[a[n], {n, 0, 18}] (* A295144 *)
Table[b[n], {n, 0, 10}]
CROSSREFS
Sequence in context: A009183 A165893 A106397 * A167375 A098150 A346848
KEYWORD
nonn,easy
AUTHOR
Clark Kimberling, Nov 19 2017
STATUS
approved

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