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You are not logged in. #1 20130119 16:37:17
Getting the generating function.Supposing you want the gf of the Fibonacci numbers and do not know the recurrence. The fibonacci numbers 1, 1, 2, 3, 5, 8, 13... you say First term to fit is just next term is the next is You can form a 3 x 3 simultaneous set if you take the first 3 values of the sequence as the RHS. a = 1 , b = 1 , c =  1 and the gf is In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them. I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it. All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof. #2 20130119 23:53:33
Re: Getting the generating function.Hi bobbym, 'And fun? If maths is fun, then getting a tooth extraction is fun. A viral infection is fun. Rabies shots are fun.' 'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it' 'Who are you to judge everything?' Alokananda #3 20130120 01:47:08
Re: Getting the generating function.Hi, "Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense"  Buddha? "Data! Data! Data!" he cried impatiently. "I can't make bricks without clay." #4 20130120 12:21:16
Re: Getting the generating function.Hi Agnishom;
As Yoda would say, "That which you need, you already know!" In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them. I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it. All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof. #5 20130120 23:36:34
Re: Getting the generating function.Hi gAr, Thanks I shall visit the link 'And fun? If maths is fun, then getting a tooth extraction is fun. A viral infection is fun. Rabies shots are fun.' 'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it' 'Who are you to judge everything?' Alokananda #6 20130120 23:51:35
Re: Getting the generating function.Hi Agnishom; In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them. I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it. All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof. 