A simple mnemonic to compute sums of powers
Article by Alessandro Mariani
In collections: Easily explained, Fun maths facts, Integerology
We give a simple recursive formula to obtain the general sum of the first \(N\) natural numbers to the \(r\)th power. Our method allows one to obtain the general formula for the \((r+1)\)th power once one knows the general formula for the \(r\)th power. The...
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