a puxxle

Graeme McRae g_m at mcraefamily.com
Wed Apr 19 19:26:03 CEST 2006

Or maybe they were looking for A14148+1, with a leading 1, and they just 
goofed the last two terms of the sequence.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Robert G. Wilson v" <rgwv at rgwv.com>
To: "Floor en Lyanne van Lamoen" <fvanlamoen at planet.nl>
Cc: <seqfan at ext.jussieu.fr>
Sent: Wednesday, April 19, 2006 9:46 AM
Subject: Re: a puxxle

> Everyone,
> I find it difficult to believe that a order three recursion
> is what the 'feds' were after. Might I suggest that what they wanted
> was A079583: a(0)=1 a(n)=2*a(n-1)+n.
> Bob.
> Floor en Lyanne van Lamoen wrote:
>> Dear all,
>>>>:%S A117713 1,3,8,18,__,89,189
>>>>:%N A117713 This sequence was a question on a civil service test a 

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