Periodica Mathematica Hungarica

, Volume 75, Issue 2, pp 244–254 | Cite as

Two infinite families of terminating binomial sums

  • Ivica MartinjakEmail author


We present a family of identities including both binomial coefficients and a power of a natural number \(m \ge 2\). We find a combinatorial interpretation of these identities, which provides bijective proof. Dual alternating sign identities are also presented.


Binomial coefficient identity Bijection Weighted tilings Alternating sum 

Mathematics Subject Classification

05A10 05A19 



The author thanks the referee for valuable comments and suggestions that improved the final version of the paper. The author is thankful to Professor B.Sury from the Indian Statistical Institute, Bangalore for providing useful reference.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Faculty of ScienceUniversity of ZagrebZagrebCroatia

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