
Re: How many rectangles are in an n by n square array of dots?
Posted:
Sep 9, 2006 11:14 PM


Joshua Zucker,
no, you are wrong. I was properly careful in my choice of the problem from the start. "Can you come up with a polynomial...?" doesn't mean there exists for sure a polynomial answer and to now and go to try to find it. Logically, don't you see, my problem NEVER presupposes that there is a polynomial formula. I have no problem in the desire of a polynomial. I never did assume there is a polynomial formula for it.

