# summation

• Feb 13th 2010, 03:35 PM
vivancos
summation
Calculate
$
\sum\limits_{\theta = 0}^n {\sin \left( {\frac{A}
{{2^\theta }}} \right)}

$

where $
{A \in \left( {0,2\pi } \right)}
$
• Feb 14th 2010, 02:01 AM
HallsofIvy
Quote:

Originally Posted by vivancos
Calculate
$\sum\limits_{\theta = 0}^n {\sin \left( {\frac{A}
{{2^\theta }}} \right)}$

where $
{A \in \left( {0,2\pi } \right)}
$

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I am puzzled as to why you think that would have a simple sum. I doubt that can be simplified in any reasonable way.