The Mathematical Intelligencer

, Volume 38, Issue 1, pp 4–5 | Cite as

New Proofs of Chaundy–Bullard Identity in “The Problem of Points”

  • Huiming Zhang


Mathematical Method Mathematical Analysis Recurrence Relation Statistics Central Mathematical Intelligencer 
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The author thanks anonymous reviewer and Miss Jiao He for careful reading and comments which significantly improved this paper.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Mathematics and StatisticsCentral China Normal UniversityWuhanPeople’s Republic of China

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