Explicit formula

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Explicit formula can refer to:

  • Closed-form expression, a mathematical expression in terms of a finite number of well-known functions
  • Analytical expression, a mathematical expression in terms of a finite or infinite number of well-known functions
  • Algebraic expression, a mathematical expression in terms of a finite number of algebraic operations (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division and exponentiation by a rational exponent)
  • Explicit formulae (L-function), relations between sums over the complex number zeroes of an L-function and sums over prime powers