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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...
URL: arxiv.org/abs/2203.13870v1
PDF: arxiv.org/pdf/2203.13870v1