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Encouraged and emboldened (embiggened?) by the ingenuity displayed by some of our readers, I’d like to see what sort of response we get to this Problem of the Week:
Establish the following identity: for all natural numbers .
(Here we make the convention .) I find this problem tantalizing because it looks as if there should be some sort of conceptual proof — can you find one?
Please send your solutions to topological[dot]musings[At]gmail[dot]com by Wednesday, June 11, 11:59pm (UTC); do not submit solutions in Comments. Everyone with a correct solution gets entered in our Hall of Fame! We look forward to your response.