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Generating Functions

  • Thread starter saubbie
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1. Homework Statement

I have two questions. The first is the generating function for a(n)=5a(n-1) - 6(an-2) where a(0)=0 and a(1)=1. The explicit equation for the sequence is 3^n-2^n.

The second one is finding the generating function for the sequence of perfect squares {n^2} for n greater than or equal to 0.


2. Homework Equations



3. The Attempt at a Solution

I am really confused about finding generating functions, and don't know where to start, so any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks a lot.
 

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