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 A298487 a(n) is the least number with persistence n as defined using A114570. 0
 1, 10, 19, 43, 67, 83, 92, 293, 691, 958, 7849, 49670, 94976, 880096, 7090761, 80890670, 798992994, 9999069559, 808009099075, 8979948969844, 898989690790838 (list; graph; refs; listen; history; text; internal format)
 OFFSET 0,2 COMMENTS Repeat A114570 until one digit remains. a(n) is the first number with persistence n in base 10. a(n+1) <= Sum_{i=0..a(n)-1} 10^i showing the sequence is infinite. a(n) does not necessarily pass through a(n-1) on the first step. LINKS EXAMPLE a(5) = 83 because: 83 -> 8^2 + 3^1 = 67; 67 -> 6^2 + 7^1 = 43; 43 -> 4^2 + 3^1 = 19; 17 -> 1^2 + 9^1 = 10; 10 -> 1^2 + 0^1 =  1; 83 is the least integer to take 5 steps to get to 1 digit. PROG (PARI) a114570(n) = my(d=digits(n), k=#d); sum(i=1, k, d[i]^(k+1-i)); p(n) =  my(ip=0); while(n >= 10, n = a114570(n); ip++); ip; a(n) = {my(k=1); while (p(k) != n, k++); k; } \\ Michel Marcus, Jan 25 2018 CROSSREFS Cf. A114570. Sequence in context: A127194 A083705 A245003 * A082659 A088409 A219959 Adjacent sequences:  A298484 A298485 A298486 * A298488 A298489 A298490 KEYWORD nonn,base,more AUTHOR John Harmon, Jan 20 2018 EXTENSIONS a(19) from Giovanni Resta, Jan 22 2018 a(20) from Giovanni Resta, Feb 01 2018 STATUS approved

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