On sums of powers in Ramanujan's lost notebook

Bruce C. Berndt, Daniel Schultz

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On one page in his lost notebook, Ramanujan records seven formulas for sums of powers. The meaning of these formulas is not clear. We provide a proper interpretation and indicate their connection with maximum and minimum values of Bernoulli polynomials.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)725-730
Number of pages6
JournalApplicable Analysis
Issue number3-4
StatePublished - Mar 2011

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Analysis
  • Applied Mathematics


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