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Sums of Powers of Positive Integers - References

Janet Beery (University of Redlands)

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Janet Beery (University of Redlands), "Sums of Powers of Positive Integers - References," Convergence (July 2010), DOI:10.4169/loci003284


Sums of Powers of Positive Integers