Why does generating functions work? In combinatorics we've accepted not to worry about convergence, and we saw how to get a function that returns the nth term of the fibonnaci sequence from the recursive definition, but there was so much magic in that.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

The prof said not to worry about it until grad school.

**Physics Forums - The Fusion of Science and Community**

Join Physics Forums Today!

The friendliest, high quality science and math community on the planet! Everyone who loves science is here!

The friendliest, high quality science and math community on the planet! Everyone who loves science is here!

# Generating Functions

Loading...

Similar Threads - Generating Functions | Date |
---|---|

Statistics - Moment Generating Functions | Nov 14, 2015 |

Moment generating function, CDF and density of a random variable | Nov 3, 2013 |

Generating a probability density function | Oct 4, 2013 |

Moment generating function | Sep 3, 2013 |

**Physics Forums - The Fusion of Science and Community**