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 A335339 Given the two curves y = exp(-x) and y = 2/(exp(x) + exp(x/2)), draw a line tangent to both. This sequence is the decimal expansion of the y-coordinate of the point at which the line touches y = exp(-x). 2
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 OFFSET 0,1 LINKS Table of n, a(n) for n=0..91. V. G. Drinfel'd, A cyclic inequality, Mathematical Notes of the Academy of Sciences of the USSR, 9 (1971), 68-71. Petros Hadjicostas, Plot of the curves y = exp(-x) and y = 2/(exp(x) + exp(x/2)) and their common tangent, 2020. R. A. Rankin, 2743. An inequality, Mathematical Gazette, 42(339) (1958), 39-40. B. A. Troesch, The validity of Shapiro's cyclic inequality, Mathematics of Computation, 53 (1989), 657-664. Eric Weisstein's World of Mathematics, Shapiro's Cyclic Sum Constant. FORMULA Equals exp(-c), where c = A319569. Equals the negative of the slope of the common tangent = -(A335339 - A335245)/(A319569 - (-A319568)) = -(exp(-c) - 2/(exp(b) + exp(b/2))) / (c - b). EXAMPLE 0.856248214449266116843345... PROG (PARI) c(b) = b + exp(b/2)/(2*exp(b)+exp(b/2)); a = c(solve(b=-2, 2, exp(-c(b))*(1-b+c(b))-2/(exp(b)+exp(b/2)))); exp(-a) CROSSREFS Cf. A086277, A245330, A319568 (negative of x-coordinate at other curve), A319569 (x-coordinate), A335245 (y-coordinate at other curve). Sequence in context: A214174 A366587 A154433 * A107828 A256155 A190412 Adjacent sequences: A335336 A335337 A335338 * A335340 A335341 A335342 KEYWORD nonn,cons AUTHOR Petros Hadjicostas, Jun 02 2020 STATUS approved

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