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Introduction To Series

Introduction To Series

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To introduce the concept of a series
To introduce the arithmetic and geometric series
To provide a kind of brief reference and overview of series in general

This packet introduces the learner to series, including arithmetic and geometric series.

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Tutorial

Introduction

Though this packet has a fairly easy entry, it may still be helpful to be familiar with sequences and with summation notation.

Defining Series

Series Arithmetic

A Few Particular Series

(For a proof that the arithmetic series converges, see this packet on induction.)

Geometric Series

In this video, we derive the formula for the sum of a geomtric series, both finite and infinite.