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 A304376 a(n) = 60*2^n - 48 (n>=1). 2
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 OFFSET 1,1 COMMENTS a(n) is the first Zagreb index of the triangulane T[n], defined pictorially in the Khalifeh et al. reference. The first Zagreb index of a simple connected graph is the sum of the squared degrees of its vertices. Alternatively, it is the sum of the degree sums d(i) + d(j) over all edges ij of the graph. The M-polynomial of the triangulane T[n] is M(T[n]; x,y) = 3*2^{n-1}*x^2*y^2 + 3*2^n*x^2*y^4 + (9*2^{n-1}-6)*x^4*y^4. LINKS Colin Barker, Table of n, a(n) for n = 1..1000 E. Deutsch and Sandi Klavzar, M-polynomial and degree-based topological indices, Iranian J. Math. Chemistry, 6, No. 2, 2015, 93-102. M. H. Khalifeh, H. Yousefi-Azari, A. R. Ashrafi, Computing Wiener and Kirchhoff indices of a triangulane, Indian J. Chemistry, 47A, 2008, 1503-1507. Index entries for linear recurrences with constant coefficients, signature (3,-2). FORMULA From Colin Barker, May 13 2018: (Start) G.f.: 24*x*(3 - x) / ((1 - x)*(1 - 2*x)). a(n) = 3*a(n-1) - 2*a(n-2) for n>2. (End) MAPLE seq(60*2^n - 48, n=1..40); PROG (PARI) Vec(24*x*(3 - x) / ((1 - x)*(1 - 2*x)) + O(x^40)) \\ Colin Barker, May 13 2018 CROSSREFS Cf. A304377. Sequence in context: A044404 A044785 A254437 * A028977 A033693 A250786 Adjacent sequences:  A304373 A304374 A304375 * A304377 A304378 A304379 KEYWORD nonn,easy AUTHOR Emeric Deutsch, May 12 2018 STATUS approved

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