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Multinomial expansions
and the pythagorean theorem

Author: Allan Fryant
Journal: Proc. Amer. Math. Soc. 124 (1996), 2001-2004
MSC (1991): Primary 33E99; Secondary 26C99
MathSciNet review: 1363460
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Abstract: An addition formula for homogeneous polynomials is used to obtain a generalization of the Pythagorean theorem and a new view of the multinomial expansion.

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  • 1. A. Erdelyi, Higher transcendental functions, Vol. 2, McGraw-Hill, New York, 1953. MR 15:419i

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Allan Fryant
Affiliation: Department of Mathematics, Greensboro College, Greensboro, North Carolina 27401

Keywords: Homogeneous polynomials, addition formula
Received by editor(s): October 7, 1994
Dedicated: Dedicated to the memory of Professor Morris Marden
Communicated by: J. Marshall Ash
Article copyright: © Copyright 1996 American Mathematical Society