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Can two series, both diverges, multiplied give a series that converges?
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Oct 7, 2017 12:52 AM




Re: Can two series, both diverges, multiplied give a series that converges?
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Oct 6, 2017 11:13 AM


konyberg wrote: > Consider these two series. s = lim (n=1 to inf) Sum(1/n) and t = lim > (n=1 to inf) Sum(1/(1+n)). Both series diverges, going to infinity. > Now if we multiply these,
What is the definition of the product of two infinite series?
> we can argue that every product of the new > series is smaller or equal to 1/n^2. So it should converge. Or can > we? Let us write the first as a series without the sigma and the > other with sigma. s*t = (1+1/2+1/3+ ...) * t. And since the first > from s (1 * t) diverges, how can s*t converge? > > KON >
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