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On the Sum of Consecutive \(K\)th Powers

The author provides a direct and elementary proof of the Bernoulli formula for the sum of consecutive \(K\)th powers.

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2848
Author(s): 
Jeffrey Nunemacher (Ohio Wesleyan University) and Robert M. Young (Oberlin College)
Publication Date: 
Tuesday, August 12, 2008
Original Publication Source: 
Mathematics Magazine
Original Publication Date: 
October, 1987
Subject(s): 
Famous Problems
Patterns and Sequences
Number Patterns
Topic(s): 
Numbers With Special Forms or Properties, Sums of Powers
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Rating Count: 
13.00
Rating Sum: 
45.00
Rating Average: 
3.46
Author (old format): 
Jeffrey Nunemacher and Robert M. Young
Applicable Course(s): 
4.1 Introduction to Proofs
4.3 Number Theory
Modify Date: 
Friday, August 24, 2012
Average: 3.5 (13 votes)

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