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SEQUENCES & SERIES 8-6 Finding Sums of Infinte Geometric Series

SEQUENCES & SERIES 8-6 Finding Sums of Infinte Geometric Series

Author: Kate Sidlo
Description:

By the end of this tutorial students will be able to identify if a series fits the criteria needed to find the infinite sum (|r| < 1), and find the sum of an infinite geometric series with |r| < 1 from both a list and equation using a formula.

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8-6 Sums of Infinite Geometric Series

8-6 Finding Sums of Infinite Geometric Series

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VOCABULARY:

ARITHMETIC: A list where you add to move from term to term

COMMON DIFFERENCE: The amount that you add from term to term in an arithmetic list

COMMON RATIO: The amount that you multiply by from term to term in a geometric list

FINITE: A list that ends

GEOMETRIC: A list where you multiply to move from term to term

INFINITE: A list that never ends. Shown with "..." at the end

LIST: A sequence or series or any terms separated by commas or plus signs

SEQUENCE: A list of terms separated by commas. "C is for commas"

SERIES: A list of terms separated by plus signs.

SUM: The result of an addition problem