In this article, we pursue the reverse strategy of using probability to derive an and develop an exponential generating function for an in Section 3. In Section 4, we present a method for finding an exact, non-recursive, formula for an.
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Benjamin, A.T., Neer, J.D., Otero, D.T., & Sellers, J.A. (2002). A probabilistic view of certain weighted Fibonacci sums. Fibonacci Quarterly, 41(4): 360-364.
First published in The Fibonacci Quarterly, vol. 41, no. 4 (August 2003), by the Fibonacci Association.
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