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How to compute the sum of the squares of all integers from 2 to 20 using for-loop?

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Burak
Burak on 26 Sep 2013
Commented: Image Analyst on 7 Jul 2020
Hey guys i am very new to MATLAB and i am currently in a class and need help with homework! thank you in advance!

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Prasanna Venkateshan
Prasanna Venkateshan on 7 Jul 2020
Edited: Prasanna Venkateshan on 7 Jul 2020

The variable sum contains your output

sum=0;
for i=2:20
  sum=sum+i^2;
end
disp(sum)
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Image Analyst
Image Analyst on 7 Jul 2020
Yes, but sum() is a built-in function that you should not destroy by calling your variable sum. Choose another name, like sumOfSquares or something.

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