Czechoslovak Mathematical Journal, Vol. 67, No. 2, pp. 525-531, 2017


Some finite generalizations of Euler's pentagonal number theorem

Ji-Cai Liu

Received February 10, 2016.  First published March 1, 2017.

Abstract:  Euler's pentagonal number theorem was a spectacular achievement at the time of its discovery, and is still considered to be a beautiful result in number theory and combinatorics. In this paper, we obtain three new finite generalizations of Euler's pentagonal number theorem.
Keywords:  $q$-binomial coefficient; $q$-binomial theorem; pentagonal number theorem
Classification MSC:  05A17, 11B65
DOI:  10.21136/CMJ.2017.0063-16


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Affiliations:   Ji-Cai Liu, College of Mathematics and Information Science, Wenzhou University, 276 Xueyuan Middle Road, Wenzhou, 325027, Zhejiang, P. R. China, e-mail: jc2051@163.com

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