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Need help creating a recursive script in matlab that can do this:

by darthxepher
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darthxepher
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Jul30-10, 02:35 AM
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Need help creating a recursive script in matlab that can do this:

S = 1^2 + 2 ^2 + 3^2 + ... + n^2

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Thanks.
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jamesrc
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Jul30-10, 05:54 AM
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This should do it:

S = sum((1:n).^2);

(1:n) creates an array of integers from 1 to n

the .^2 squares each element

and the sum() function does what it says.


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