# [seqfan] Re: Average number of terms in %S, T, U lines

Alonso Del Arte alonso.delarte at gmail.com
Tue Jan 31 22:43:48 CET 2012

```I would guess %S and %T would be about 15, and maybe %U 7.

Al

On 1/30/12, franktaw at netscape.net <franktaw at netscape.net> wrote:
> Out of curiosity, what are the averages for the %S, T, and U lines
> separately?
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Simon Plouffe <simon.plouffe at gmail.com>
>
> Hello,
>   The average number of terms is : 42.943
>
>   I have the complete statistics, there are 8682591
> terms and 202188 sequences as of the version of Jan. 05. 2012.
>
>   Best regards,
>
>   Simon Plouffe
>
> Le 30/01/2012 04:22, Alonso Del Arte a écrit :
>> Most keyword:cons sequences consist of single digit terms (e.g., 1,
> 6, 1,
>> 8, 0, 3, 3, 9, etc.) and they tend to have a little over a hundred
> terms
>> shown in the main entry. But of course that is not the only kind of
>> sequence in the OEIS. There are also sequences that start out with
> very
>> small terms and literally grow exponentially large, sequences with
> "random"
>> growth, sequences of mostly larger numbers (and consequently fewer
> terms
>> shown without recourse to a B-file), etc.
>>
>> So I'm wondering: what is the average number of terms shown in OEIS
>> sequence entries? (Cutting off the sample at say, A200000 should not
>> produce a significantly different answer, I would imagine).
>>
>> Al
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