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LollyLau
 5 years ago
1/3+1/1+1/4+1/1+1/5+1/9+... should the answer be infty or indeterminate?
LollyLau
 5 years ago
1/3+1/1+1/4+1/1+1/5+1/9+... should the answer be infty or indeterminate?

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ash2326
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0this sequence has no definite pattern, can't say what will be the answer indeterminate

LollyLau
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1its the sum of the reciprocal of the expansion of pi.

ash2326
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0check this out http://www.wolframalpha.com/input/?i=1%2F3%2B1%2F1%2B1%2F4%2B1%2F1%2B1%2F5%2B1%2F9%2B...+&cdf=1

LollyLau
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1it contains 1/0. (alot of 1/0s.)

LollyLau
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1the sum you gave me isn't complete.

LollyLau
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1and it shouldn't be :p

phi
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Does this help? http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harmonic_series_(mathematics)

LollyLau
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Not really. I know about the harmonic series, and doesn't really help much. The sum contains alot of 1/0s, so I've been wondering what the sum should be.

phi
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0After the ninth term, the harmonic series has numbers less than 1/9 Your series will have a term >= 1/9 If harmonic diverges, and your series has terms > harmonic's then yours must diverge

LollyLau
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Divergence means its indeterminate?

phi
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Eventually you will get a 1/0 in your series From wikipedia: The expression 1/0 is not commonly regarded as an indeterminate form because there is not an infinite range of values that f/g could approach. i.e. the series diverges to + infinity

LollyLau
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1I don't rly understand it, but thanks a lot :)
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