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A root of unity occurring in partition theory

Author: Peter Hagis
Journal: Proc. Amer. Math. Soc. 26 (1970), 579-582
MSC: Primary 10.48
MathSciNet review: 0265308
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Abstract: In this paper a new representation is found for the root of unity occurring in the well-known transformation equation of the generating function for $ p(n)$, the number of partitions of the positive integer $ n$.

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Keywords: Partitions, generating function, transformation equation, roots of unity
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