Sequences & Series


What does a convergent series sum to?

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If the aim is to work out the sum to infinity, use the formula S = a/(1-r), where a is the first term and r is the common ratio. If the aim is to work the sum of the first n term, use the formula a(1 - r^n) / (1 - r)

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