id: 06617853
dt: j
an: 2016e.00758
au: Chu, Tom N.
ti: Summation formulas involving polynomials.
so: Math. Teach. (Reston) 109, No. 5, 393-397 (2015).
py: 2015
pu: National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM), Reston, VA
la: EN
cc: H20 I30 E50 G90
ut: sums of powers; series; integers; identities; pictorial approach;
visualization; geometric proofs; algebraic proofs; generalization;
algebraic reasoning; geometric reasoning; multiple representations
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ab: Summary: Direct proofs for the sum of squares, the sum of cubes, and the
sum of fourth powers use visualization to teach the identities.
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