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Introducing the Sums of Powers

by Jeff A. Suzuki (Bard College)

This article originally appeared in:
College Mathematics Journal
September, 2004

Subject classification(s): Algebra and Number Theory | Algebra | Algebraic Manipulation
Applicable Course(s): 2.1 College Algebra | 3.2 Mainstream Calculus II

This is an attempt to motivate as well as prove formulae for sums of powers of integers.


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Capsule Course Topic(s): Sequences and Series | Special Sequences
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