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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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3826
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11-XX
Author(s): 
B. Sury (Indian Statistical Institute Bangalore)
Publication Date: 
Thursday, February 16, 2012
Original Publication Source: 
Mathematics Magazine
Original Publication Date: 
October, 2010
Subject(s): 
Algebra and Number Theory
Number Theory
Mathematics History
Topic(s): 
Numbers With Special Forms or Properties
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2.83
Applicable Course(s): 
4.3 Number Theory
4.8 History of Math
Modify Date: 
Saturday, August 25, 2012
Average: 2.9 (36 votes)

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