[seqfan] Re: Rings of regular polygons
njasloane at gmail.com
Sun Mar 26 22:21:20 CEST 2017
"let a(n) count the rings of regular n-gons such that all centers
of the n-gons lie on a circle" This number is infinite!
What did you really mean?
I could not open those links you mentioned because they wanted to install
some software on my machine, which I would not let them do
Neil J. A. Sloane, President, OEIS Foundation.
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On Sun, Mar 26, 2017 at 4:01 PM, Felix Fröhlich <felix.froe at gmail.com> wrote:
> Dear Sequence fans,
> let a(n) count the number of rings of regular n-gons such that all centers
> of the n-gons lie on the same circle. For example, the ring that can be
> formed by regular heptagons is probably well known. Other regular polygons
> also appear to admit the construction of such rings. I created some
> illustrations in a vector graphics program and those illustrations seem to
> suggest that the sequence (with offset 5) starts as follows:
> 1, 1, 1, 2, 2, 2, 1, 4, 0, 2
> A PDF containing the illustrations is attached.
> How could those values be proven correct, and would this be worth of
> inclusion in the OEIS?
> Best regards
> Felix Fröhlich
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