Daily Archives: December 10, 2011

Solution: 2011-24 (n-k) choose k

Evaluate the sum \[ \sum_{k=0}^{[n/2]} (-4)^{n-k} \binom{n-k}{k} ,\] where [x] denotes the greatest integer less than or equal to x.

The best solution was submitted by Kang, Dongyub (강동엽), 전산학과 2009학번. Congratulations!

Here is his Solution of Problem 2011-24.

Alternative solutions were submitted by 장경석 (2011학번, +3), 서기원 (수리과학과 2009학번, +3), 김범수 (수리과학과 2010학번, +3), 박준하 (하나고등학교 2학년, +3).

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