

A338094


Number of ways to write 2*n + 1 as x^2 + y^2 + z^2 + w^2 with x + y a positive power of two, where x, y, z, w are nonnegative integers with x <= y and z <= w.


9



1, 1, 1, 2, 2, 2, 2, 3, 2, 3, 1, 2, 3, 3, 1, 5, 3, 2, 3, 5, 2, 5, 3, 4, 4, 4, 3, 6, 4, 3, 4, 5, 3, 7, 2, 4, 6, 5, 2, 6, 3, 3, 4, 7, 3, 6, 4, 4, 5, 5, 2, 7, 2, 2, 3, 5, 4, 6, 4, 4, 4, 6, 3, 9, 4, 5, 6, 5, 3, 7, 2, 5, 7, 7, 4, 10, 7, 6, 7, 9, 3, 8, 3, 4, 7, 7, 5, 10, 6, 5, 6, 10, 6, 11, 5, 5, 9, 5, 3, 12
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OFFSET

1,4


COMMENTS

Conjecture: a(n) > 0 for all n > 0. Moreover, any integer m > 1987 not congruent to 0 or 6 modulo 8 can be written as x^2 + y^2 + z^2 + w^2 with x, y, z, w nonnegative integers and x + y a positive power of 4.
We have verified the latter version of the conjecture for m up to 3*10^7.
By Theorem 1.1(ii) of the author's IJNT paper, any positive integer can be written as x^2 + y^2 + z^2 + w^2 with x, y, z, w nonnegative integers and x  y a power of two (including 2^0 = 1).
See also A338121 for related information, and A338095 and A338096 for similar conjectures.


LINKS

ZhiWei Sun, Table of n, a(n) for n = 1..10000
ZhiWei Sun, Refining Lagrange's foursquare theorem, J. Number Theory 175(2017), 167190. See also arXiv:1604.06723 [math.NT].
ZhiWei Sun, Restricted sums of four squares, Int. J. Number Theory 15(2019), 18631893. See also arXiv:1701.05868 [math.NT].
ZhiWei Sun, Sums of four squares with certain restrictions, arXiv:2010.05775 [math.NT], 2020.


EXAMPLE

a(1) = 1, and 2*1 + 1 = 1^2 + 1^2 + 0^2 + 1^2 with 1 + 1 = 2^1.
a(2) = 1, and 2*2 + 1 = 0^2 + 2^2 + 0^2 + 1^2 with 0 + 2 = 2^1.
a(3) = 1, and 2*3 + 1 = 1^2 + 1^2 + 1^2 + 2^2 with 1 + 1 = 2^1.
a(11) = 1, and 2*11 + 1 = 1^2 + 3^2 + 2^2 + 3^2 with 1 + 3 = 2^2.
a(15) = 1, and 2*15 + 1 = 1^2 + 1^2 + 2^2 + 5^2 with 1 + 1 = 2^1.


MATHEMATICA

SQ[n_]:=SQ[n]=IntegerQ[Sqrt[n]];
PQ[n_]:=PQ[n]=n>1&&IntegerQ[Log[2, n]];
tab={}; Do[r=0; Do[If[SQ[2n+1x^2y^2z^2]&&PQ[x+y], r=r+1], {x, 0, Sqrt[(2n+1)/2]}, {y, x, Sqrt[2n+1x^2]}, {z, Boole[x+y==0], Sqrt[(2n+1x^2y^2)/2]}];
tab=Append[tab, r], {n, 1, 100}]; Print[tab]


CROSSREFS

Cf. A000079, A000118, A000290, A000302, A279612, A338095, A338096, A338103, A338103, A338119, A338121.
Sequence in context: A299741 A074589 A199800 * A165035 A236531 A332334
Adjacent sequences: A338091 A338092 A338093 * A338095 A338096 A338097


KEYWORD

nonn


AUTHOR

ZhiWei Sun, Oct 09 2020


STATUS

approved



