[seqfan] Re: linear recurrence question
Dale Gerdemann
dale.gerdemann at googlemail.com
Sun Apr 15 21:32:11 CEST 2012
Hello,
I believe that something like this is discussed (non-mathematically)
in chapter 1 of Dr Ecco's Cyberpuzzles by Dennis Shasha. Perhaps some
insight can be gleaned from this.
Regards,
Dale Gerdemann
On Sun, Apr 15, 2012 at 8:57 PM, Kimberling, Clark <ck6 at evansville.edu> wrote:
> Hello SeqFans,
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> Suppose that p,q,r,s are integers, and let a(n) be the number of triples (x,y,z) such that
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> p*x + q*y + r*z = s,
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> where x,y,z are all in {1,...,n}. It appears that (a(n)) is a linear recurrence sequence -- and that x,y,z can be replaced by x(1),x(2),...,x(k), etc.
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> Can someone provide a reference?
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> Thanks!
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> Clark Kimberling
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