ON RAMANUJAN'S TAU FUNCTION

J.A. EWELL

Abstract:

A formula for Ramanujan's function $\tau$, defined by the expansion

\begin{displaymath}x\prod^\infty_1(1-x^n)^{24}=\sum^\infty_1\tau(n)x^n,\quad\vert x\vert<1,\end{displaymath}

is presented.