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 A342849 Value of n!-r^s in best integer approximation r^s to n! with s >= r. 2
 0, 0, 1, 2, -3, -8, -9, 944, -6336, -27745, -565504, -436807, -57869312, 123505175, -6964887627, 208162740224, 1849303559875, -24062405487241, 843313139172477, -9976603433435136, 127058998962946048, -10068148276705106291, -56590892939803623424 (list; graph; refs; listen; history; text; internal format)
 OFFSET 0,4 COMMENTS The best approximation can be smaller or larger than n!; that is, minimize abs(n!-r^s). LINKS EXAMPLE a(4) = 3, since 3^3 - 3 = 24 = 4! (note 5^2-1 = 24 is not allowed because 2 < 5). a(7) = 944, since 4^6 + 944 = 5040 = 7! and there is no closer approximation. CROSSREFS Cf. A342847, A342848, A045772, A045773. Sequence in context: A087034 A133165 A019307 * A247580 A028742 A028771 Adjacent sequences:  A342846 A342847 A342848 * A342850 A342851 A342852 KEYWORD sign AUTHOR Sean A. Irvine, Mar 26 2021 STATUS approved

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