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osanseviero
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Determine if the next progression have a limit (demostrate it) and determine it
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Determine if the next progression have a limit (demostrate it) and determine it
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\[\left( 1^{n} \right)\left( \frac{ 5n+4 }{ 2n } \right)\]
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osanseviero Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Help, please?
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tkhunny Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
As n increases in the positive direction, \(\dfrac{5n+4}{2n}\) approaches \(\dfrac{5}{2}\). Follow with your mind as n increases. The little 4 on the end of the numerator becomes less and less significant. The terms do NOT approach zero.
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osanseviero Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
oh...I think I see it now...but how can i demostrate if it is it's limit?
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osanseviero Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
but there is also the 1^n
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osanseviero Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
So it approaches 5/2 and 5/2 ?
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tkhunny Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
The typical demonstration is a division by n. For n > 0, \(\dfrac{5n+4}{2n} = \dfrac{5 + \dfrac{4}{n}}{2}\). In this form, it is relatively obvious that the limit it 5/2 as n increases. The FIRST criterion for convergence is terms that approach ZERO. Nothing else will do. These terms do not approach zero, therefore, we do not care about the alternating sign. If the terms approach zero, THEN we'll worry about the sign.
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osanseviero Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
what I mean is that there is a (1^n) multiplying all of that...so 5/2 is also a limit
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tkhunny Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
No, this is not a limit. Limits come alone, not in pairs. The terms, without the sign, approach 5/2. I may have stated that carelessly, before. The actual terms, including the sign, do not have a limit. They is oscillating.
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osanseviero Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Oh...okk
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osanseviero Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
So for this there isnt a limit, neither \[\frac{ 1 }{ 2 },2^{2}, \frac{ 1 }{ 2^{3} }\]
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tkhunny Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Seriously? An alternating sign in the exponent? No. No limit.
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osanseviero Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I thought so, thanks :)
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