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Note on Salié's sum

Author: Kenneth S. Williams
Journal: Proc. Amer. Math. Soc. 30 (1971), 393-394
MSC: Primary 10.41
MathSciNet review: 0284408
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Abstract: It is shown in a very simple way that an exponential sum (involving the Legendre symbol) considered by Salié is the sum of two Gauss sums.

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Keywords: Exponential sum, Legendre symbol, Salié's sum, Gauss sum
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