What's the forumula for the sum of numbers 2^1 + 2^2 ... 2^n? Any general forumla for the sum of power of integers p^1 + p^2 ... p^n?
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Originally Posted by squelchy451 What's the forumula for the sum of numbers 2^1 + 2^2 ... 2^n? Any general forumla for the sum of power of integers p^1 + p^2 ... p^n? Review geometric series: Geometric series - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Originally Posted by squelchy451 What's the forumula for the sum of numbers 2^1 + 2^2 ... 2^n? In addition to what mr fantastic wrote, you can view this in base 2. For example, n=5 gives $\displaystyle 111110_2$. This is two less than $\displaystyle 1000000_2$. So...
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