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### A challenging (for me) limit calculation

This limit converges to $\frac{\sqrt3}2$. The idea is that $\sin(x) = x - \frac{x^3}6 + O(x^5)$, so we start with $\frac1{\sqrt n}$ and repeatedly subtract $\frac{x^3}6$. We can approximate this ...
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### What is the limit of $a (n + 1) / a (n)$?

The value is close to $e$ but not. It's actually the positive real root of $p(t) := t^3 - 2t^2 + t - 8$. This is solvable via ACSV (see book by Pemantle and Wilson 2013). To summarize, the ...

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### "Find $\lim_{n \to \infty}\frac{x_n}{\sqrt{n}}$ where $x_{n+1}=x_n+\frac{n}{x_1+x_2+\cdots+x_n}$" -where does this problem come from?

This is to prove the conjecture \begin{equation*} x_n\sim\sqrt3\,n^{1/2} \tag{1}\label{1} \end{equation*} (as $n\to\infty$). (For all integers $n\ge1$,) we have \begin{equation*} h_n:=x_{n+1}-...
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### Possible limits of $(1/n) \sum_{k=0}^{n-1} e^{i2\pi \cdot 2^k\alpha}$

See the paper "Le poisson n'a pas d'arêtes" by Thierry Bousch. This is a joke that was explained to me much later. The set is considered to resemble a fish. The French word arête means both bone and ...
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### Does anyone recognize these polynomials? Need to compute a riemann lebesgue type limit

Maple says $$\sum _{j=0}^{n}{\frac {{n\choose j} \left( -z \right) ^{j}}{j!}}={L}_n \left(z \right)$$ Laguerre polynomials. See https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Laguerre_polynomials and go down to "...
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