[seqfan] Re: In the vein of 103314
W. Edwin Clark
wclark at mail.usf.edu
Wed Dec 20 20:03:43 CET 2017
Is this correct for n = 2? The square roots of unity are -1 and 1.
This leads to the 2 summand sums
-1 -1 = -2,
-1 + 1 = 0 and
1 + 1 = 2.
So there are 3 distinct sums for n = 2 ?
On Tue, Dec 19, 2017 at 4:24 PM, David Wilson <davidwwilson at comcast.net>
wrote:
> How many distinct values are taken on by a sum of n nth roots of 1?
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