# Using Bernoulli's Formula to Sum Powers of the Integers from 1 to n

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The Gauss schoolboy problem is to add the numbers 1 to 100. The trick is to pair the numbers to get .

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Contributed by: Ed Pegg Jr (September 2016)

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[1] S. Wolfram, "Untangling the Tale of Ada Lovelace," from *Stephen Wolfram Blog*—A Wolfram Web Resource. (Aug 29, 2016) blog.stephenwolfram.com/2015/12/untangling-the-tale-of-ada-lovelace.

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