by **B. Sury (Indian Statistical Institute Bangalore)**

This article originally appeared in:

**Mathematics Magazine****October, 2010**

**Algebra and Number Theory | Number Theory | Mathematics History**

Applicable Course(s):

**4.3 Number Theory | 4.8 History of Math**

*This note uses the Gauss sums to evaluate certain sums of trigonometric functions. It includes a short history of Gauss sums.*

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Number Theory | Numbers With Special Forms or Properties

Number Theory | Numbers With Special Forms or Properties

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