Volume 14 - Article 3 | Pages 47–50  

Two proofs of a recent formula by Griffith Feeney

By Jutta Gampe, Anatoli Yashin


This reflexion provides two mathematical proofs for Equation (1) in Feeney (2006), published in this journal as 14-2.

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