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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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It is much too large to post and it has a very interesting story connected to it.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?Combinatorics is Algebra and Algebra is Combinatorics.**

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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why did you mention it.do you know where i can find it online?

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Because you asked. Here is the background on it.

http://www.mathisfunforum.com/viewtopic.php?id=16363

Had he come here my name would be in his journal article. C' est la vie!

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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can't you just tell me?

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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How can I tell you it is a whole story? See the link I gave you. It says it all I think!

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?Combinatorics is Algebra and Algebra is Combinatorics.**

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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so how are you doing with this?

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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The whole process is huge. Whereas the Fibonacci recurrence has 2 terms this one has 1830 terms. The answer is close to a 6000 digit number!

Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?

Combinatorics is Algebra and Algebra is Combinatorics.

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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any iterations you can post here?

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Not yet but the problem will be solved using the idea in post #2.

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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i'm not talking about the googol problem.any other iterations?

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Compound interest is an iteration.

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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anything i can understand?

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Sure you could understand it! Trouble is I would have trouble explaining it.

Here are the first few answers.

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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answers for what?

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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See that 42, that is the coefficient for x^11. As such it is an answer. If I can find the 10^100 number in that sequence I am home free...

Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?

Combinatorics is Algebra and Algebra is Combinatorics.

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**benice****Member**- Registered: 2010-06-10
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anonimnystefy wrote:

if you know

anythingaboutanyiteration/iterations post it here.

**The Antlerman Sequence**

*Last edited by benice (2011-09-08 20:28:25)*

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi;

Here is another goody.

Solve:

This process can be iterated:

And we have the continued fraction of the quadratic

Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?

Combinatorics is Algebra and Algebra is Combinatorics.

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