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Re: Sum

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  • Subject: [mg30133] Re: [mg30129] Sum
  • From: BobHanlon at
  • Date: Tue, 31 Jul 2001 04:27:08 -0400 (EDT)
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In a message dated 2001/7/29 9:38:17 PM, ts at writes:

>let n be an integer >=1. Let us consider the following sums:
>s(1)= P[1]Log[P[1]]
>s(2)= P[2]Log[P[2]]+P[1]log[P[2]+P[1]]
>s(3)= P[3]Log[P[3]]+P[2]Log[P[3]+P[2]]+P[1]Log[P[3]+P[2]+P[1]]

There was no question so I am guessing that you want a definition of s[n]

s[n_Integer?Positive] := Sum[P[k]*Log[Sum[P[m], {m, k, n}]], {k, 1, n}];

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Bob Hanlon
Chantilly, VA  USA

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