a) Prove that the sum of fourth powers of the first n integers is 1/30n(n+1) (2n+1)(3n2+3n+1) .
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Hello, spmlingam!
You have a typo . . .
Prove that the sum of fourth powers of the first integers is:
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An inductive proof may be the way to go.
. . [The algebra gets very messy, though.]
Any other approach requires even more algebra . . .