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2-20.

What is the difference, if any, between the values of $\displaystyle\sum _ { j = 3 } ^ { 8 } j ^ { 2 }$ and $\displaystyle\sum _ { j = 2 } ^ { 7 } ( j + 1 ) ^ { 2 }$?

Expand each sum and compare the series.