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Topic: The only difference between 0.3+0.03+...+ 3/10^n and
0.3+0.03+...+ 3/10^n + ... is the ELLIPSIS.

Replies: 3   Last Post: Oct 7, 2017 7:19 AM

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 Markus Klyver Posts: 730 Registered: 5/26/17
Re: The only difference between 0.3+0.03+...+ 3/10^n and
0.3+0.03+...+ 3/10^n + ... is the ELLIPSIS.

Posted: Oct 7, 2017 7:19 AM

Den lördag 7 oktober 2017 kl. 00:22:20 UTC+2 skrev John Gabriel:
> The only difference between 0.3+0.03+...+ 3/10^n and 0.3+0.03+...+ 3/10^n + ... is the ELLIPSIS.
>
> A series is defined by its nth partial sum.
>
> S=0.3+0.03+...+ 3/10^n + ...
> Lim S = 1/3
>
> S = Lim S.
>
> Q.e.d.
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With your notation, S = Lim S(n), which obviously isn't the same as S = Lim S. Crank.

Date Subject Author
10/6/17 bursejan@gmail.com
10/6/17 Karl-Olav Nyberg
10/7/17 Markus Klyver