Journal of Integer Sequences, Vol. 15 (2012), Article 12.5.3

A Note on Cosine Power Sums

Mircea Merca
Department of Mathematics
University of Craiova
A. I. Cuza 13
Craiova, 200585


Using the multisection series method, we establish formulas for various power sums of cosine functions. As corollaries we derive several combinatorial identities.

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(Concerned with sequences A000302 A002450 A005317 A007052 A007582 A007583 A032443 A078789 A081567 A085282 A088218 A095931 A114121 A191993.)

Received February 15 2012; revised version received May 8 2012. Published in Journal of Integer Sequences, May 28 2012.

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