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Original Message (ID '39301') By yehuda ben-shimol:
1. Study the basic Mathematica syntax () [] {} [[ ]] so, you mean that a(n-1) is a[n-1] 2. Mathematically, you need a stopping condition for a say, a[0] need a specific value, otherwise you will recurse to minus infinity so, for a[0] = 0, you can try a[0] = 0; a[n_] := 7*n - a[n - 1] - 8; Table[a[n], {n, 0, 50}] yehuda