[seqfan] Re: A173035
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Tue Feb 9 22:00:59 CET 2010
Quoting Klaus Brockhaus <klaus-brockhaus at t-online.de>:
> Recent addition (Feb 07 2010) just discovered:
> %N A173035 Cat years in human years: a(1) = 15, a(2) = 24, a(n) =
> a(n-1) + 4 for n >= 3.
>
> Is there some kind of biological basis for such assertions?
> Without any reference it seems rather arbitrary.
> OK, the sequence is well-defined by the recursion formula,
> but the interpretation is rather dubious.
> Or would you like to see similar entries for crocodile, elephant,
> kangaroo, mosquito ...
>
> Klaus
Well, if we can have that one I'd vote for
AXXXXXX Number of ways to skin n cats.
with the comment a(1) >> 1
http://www.usingenglish.com/reference/idioms/there+are+many+ways+to+skin+a+cat.html
Sincerely,
Creighton
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