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This question can't possibly be right.  If <math>a_{k + 1} = a_{k - 1} - \frac 3{a_k}</math>, <math>a_0= 37</math> and <math>a_1 = 72</math>, it most certainly can't be a sequence of integers.  I also can't find an alternative problem statement anywhere.  --[[User:JBL|JBL]] 11:15, 21 July 2006 (EDT)
 
This question can't possibly be right.  If <math>a_{k + 1} = a_{k - 1} - \frac 3{a_k}</math>, <math>a_0= 37</math> and <math>a_1 = 72</math>, it most certainly can't be a sequence of integers.  I also can't find an alternative problem statement anywhere.  --[[User:JBL|JBL]] 11:15, 21 July 2006 (EDT)
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As hard as it seems for me to believe, I am forced to agree with the above assessment.  Someone please prove us wrong. [[User:El Jaimito|El Jaimito]] 14:34, 2 March 2007 (EST)

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This question can't possibly be right. If $a_{k + 1} = a_{k - 1} - \frac 3{a_k}$, $a_0= 37$ and $a_1 = 72$, it most certainly can't be a sequence of integers. I also can't find an alternative problem statement anywhere. --JBL 11:15, 21 July 2006 (EDT)

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As hard as it seems for me to believe, I am forced to agree with the above assessment. Someone please prove us wrong. El Jaimito 14:34, 2 March 2007 (EST)

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