Author mark.dickinson
Recipients David Radcliffe, FR4NKESTI3N, josh.r, jwilk, kellerfuchs, mark.dickinson, pablogsal, rhettinger, serhiy.storchaka, steven.daprano, tim.peters
Date 2019-06-02.07:41:55
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@David Ratcliffe

> the sum of the first n positive integers is binomial(n+1, 2), and the formula should still work if n is zero.

I agree that's a convincing use-case.

Can you think of any practical uses for allowing negative `k`? I can't.
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