Séminaire Lotharingien de Combinatoire, B42k (1999), 4 pp.
Herbert S. Wilf
The Number-Theoretic Content of the Jacobi Triple Product Identity
We prove the Jacobi Triple Product Identity by exhibiting an elementary
number-theoretic proposition that is equivalent to it, and then proving
that the proposition is true.
Received: October 1, 1998; Accepted: October 15, 1998.
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