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The Euler-Maclaurin Formula and Sums of Powers

by Michael Z. Spivey (University of Puget Sound)

This article originally appeared in:
Mathematics Magazine
February, 2006

Subject classification(s): Algebra and Number Theory | Algebra | Algebraic Manipulation
Applicable Course(s): 3.2 Mainstream Calculus II

Bounds are obtained for the sums of powers of the first \(n\) integers.

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