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Generating Function

  1. Dec 6, 2012 #1
    I am suppose to use the generating function for e[itex]_{m}[/itex](x[itex]_{1}[/itex] . . . . x[itex]_{n}[/itex]) to solve a problem. I have tried looking for it but I can not seem to find any information on it. Does anyone know what it is?
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  3. Dec 6, 2012 #2


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    More clues please. What area of mathematics is this? What is this em function?
  4. Dec 6, 2012 #3
    Or tell us what "this problem" is?
  5. Dec 6, 2012 #4
    e[itex]_{m}[/itex] is the elementary symmetric functions
  6. Dec 6, 2012 #5
    OK, so what do you want to know about those?
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