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Exploiting a Factorization of \(x^n - y^n\)

by Richard E. Bayne (Howard University), James E. Joseph (Howard University), Myung H. Kwack (Howard University), and Thomas H. Lawson (Howard University)

This article originally appeared in:
College Mathematics Journal
May, 1997

Subject classification(s): Numbers and Computation | Number Concepts | Rational Numbers
Applicable Course(s): 3.2 Mainstream Calculus II

A new proof of the binomial identity is given and the method is applied to prove other identities.

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