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International Journal of Mathematics and Mathematical Sciences
Volume 30, Issue 3, Pages 185-191

On some trigonometric power sums

Department of Mathematics, Christopher Newport University, Newport News 23606, VA, USA

Received 17 June 2001

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Using the generating function method, the closed formulas for various power sums of trigonometric functions are established. The computer algebra system Maple is used to carry out the complex calculations.