The Levine Sequence

We were inundated with the term “expontential growth” last year thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic but it’s not the only rapidly growing number sequence around.

The Levine Sequence is a curious mathematical sequence, discovered in 1997 by mathematician Lionel Levine. In the video below, Neil Sloane from the OEIS reveals the numbers and asks you to guess the sequence. It takes a bit of time to get your head around it but it is fascinating.

Stream the video below and read this explanation and further info from Futility Closet.

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