Can someone Explain Newton's Sums to me?

The explanation,Some examples and a few exercise Problems would be really appreciated.

Thanks in advance.

Can someone Explain Newton's Sums to me?

The explanation,Some examples and a few exercise Problems would be really appreciated.

Thanks in advance.

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TopNewestDo you still need help ? – Rajdeep Dhingra · 1 year, 7 months ago

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– Mehul Arora · 1 year, 7 months ago

Yeah... Newton sums are still going over my head, although I understood like 20% of it XDLog in to reply

– Rajdeep Dhingra · 1 year, 7 months ago

Ok. Where do you have a doubt ?Log in to reply

– Mehul Arora · 1 year, 7 months ago

Like I'm trying but kinda not understanding the terminology basically.. Like ini the Brilliant wiki, What is P1? etc... Maybe if I can understand the terminology Ill be able to comprehend it.Log in to reply

Any other Problem ? – Rajdeep Dhingra · 1 year, 7 months ago

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– Azhaghu Roopesh M · 1 year, 7 months ago

Start solving questions :)Log in to reply

– Mehul Arora · 1 year, 7 months ago

Yeah.. I am trying. Just learnt Vieta's. Trying to perfect it. :)Log in to reply

– Azhaghu Roopesh M · 1 year, 7 months ago

Best of luck :)Log in to reply

– Mehul Arora · 1 year, 7 months ago

Thanks!!Log in to reply

Sorry, not at home. Answering from mobile (difficult to type). Will be home in 2-3 days. Will surely help you then. – Rajdeep Dhingra · 1 year, 7 months ago

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– Azhaghu Roopesh M · 1 year, 7 months ago

When's your vacation going to be over ?Log in to reply

– Rajdeep Dhingra · 1 year, 7 months ago

I 'll be at home on 25th. And my School.starts on 1st April.Log in to reply

– Azhaghu Roopesh M · 1 year, 7 months ago

Ok. Enjoy :)Log in to reply

Check out the Brilliant wiki - Newton's Identities, which is in the Vieta formula chapter in algebra.

Thanks to @Prasun Biswas for contributing this article :) – Calvin Lin Staff · 1 year, 7 months ago

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– Mehul Arora · 1 year, 7 months ago

Sir, I did go through to the wiki but it went over my head. Can someone please explain it in an easier fashion?Log in to reply

Have you tried the Brilliant wiki on it ? – Azhaghu Roopesh M · 1 year, 7 months ago

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– Mehul Arora · 1 year, 7 months ago

Yeah.. I didn't learn much. The wiki must be good though it went over my head.Log in to reply

– Azhaghu Roopesh M · 1 year, 7 months ago

Then try the AoPS wiki on Newton's Sums . I had learnt it from there since when I had learnt it , the wiki on Brilliant wasn't filled out . Or you can always download some pdfs on the topic . Now that always works (for me atleast!)Log in to reply

– Mehul Arora · 1 year, 7 months ago

Can you give me some links (apart from AoPS)Log in to reply

– Azhaghu Roopesh M · 1 year, 7 months ago

Hmm ,strange . I couldn't find any good pdf for this topic . But try it out yourself and if you have any doubt in it , ask here and I'll only be glad to help you out :)Log in to reply

– Azhaghu Roopesh M · 1 year, 7 months ago

Do you have Hall and Knight ? If so , please check pg 468 .Log in to reply

– Mehul Arora · 1 year, 7 months ago

Nope.. Which class is it aimed at?Log in to reply

– Azhaghu Roopesh M · 1 year, 7 months ago

It's just a ref. book for Algebra .Log in to reply

@Prasun Biswas @Calvin Lin @Rajdeep Dhingra @Azhaghu Roopesh M Please help.. :/ – Mehul Arora · 1 year, 7 months ago

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Also, I'd recommend the Wikipedia article on Newton's Identities. I learnt it from there. :D

There are two points to note when learning Newton's Identities. It is a method that helps you to form a recurrence for power sums of roots, so it'd be better if you have a good understanding of recurrence relations. Also, applications of Newton's Identities mostly use Vieta's formulas because you need to find the elementary symmetric polynomials first before calculating the power sums. If you get confused with "too many formulas" there, just remember the concise form stated in the Brilliant wiki under the section "General Form". – Prasun Biswas · 1 year, 7 months ago

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Wah wah!! XD – Mehul Arora · 1 year, 7 months ago

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