On the sums of powers of natural numbers
Tikekar, V.G. (2017) On the sums of powers of natural numbers. At Right Angles, 6 (3). pp. 58.

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Abstract
The formulae to obtain the sum of the first n natural numbers, the sum of the squares of the first n natural numbers and the sum of the cubes of the first n natural numbers are generally introduced to students during their final school year. Generally, these formulae are derived using the celebrated technique of mathematical induction. But the defect of this approach is that we must know in advance the formula to be proved. This is clearly a great handicap.
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Uncontrolled Keywords:  Sums of powers, Natural numbers, Squares, Cubes, Choice, Combinatorics, Narrative, Story 
Subjects:  Natural Sciences > Mathematics 
Divisions:  Azim Premji University > University publications > At Right Angles 
Depositing User:  Mr. Sachin Tirlapur 
Date Deposited:  14 Sep 2018 13:02 
Last Modified:  25 Sep 2018 12:56 
URI:  http://publications.azimpremjifoundation.org/id/eprint/1276 
Publisher URL:  http://apfstatic.s3.apsouth1.amazonaws.com/s3fs... 
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