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#51 2013-05-21 14:37:53

bobbym
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Re: Sum this.

You already can do it with Maxima.

To do it by hand just means plugging in to the formula. Do you need help with that?


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?
Combinatorics is Algebra and Algebra is Combinatorics.

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#52 2013-05-21 22:06:51

Agnishom
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Re: Sum this.

yes, the formula is......?


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#53 2013-05-21 22:20:26

bobbym
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Re: Sum this.


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?
Combinatorics is Algebra and Algebra is Combinatorics.

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#54 2013-06-02 14:50:33

Agnishom
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Re: Sum this.

Seems to be working!


'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'
'Humanity is still kept intact. It remains within.' -Alokananda

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#55 2013-06-02 16:55:59

bobbym
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Re: Sum this.

Yes, it will work. You can also use Maxima when you have learned how to do it by hand well.


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?
Combinatorics is Algebra and Algebra is Combinatorics.

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