Difference: ConvergenceTests (1 vs. 3)

Revision 32008-11-18 - Main.DickFurnas

Revision 22008-11-17 - Main.DickFurnas

Revision 12008-11-16 - Main.DickFurnas

Line: 1 to 1
META TOPICPARENT name="InfiniteSeriesSynopsis"

Convergence Tests

Table of Contents

Name Statement Comments
Divergence Test If then may or may not converge.
Hint: Use the behavior of the limit, how goes to zero, as a clue!
Comparison Test Let be series with positive terms such that:

if converges then converges.
Similarly, if diverges, then diverges.
While this test is the foundation of most other tests, use it as a last resort. Other tests are often easier to apply.

-- DickFurnas - 16 Nov 2008

This site is powered by the TWiki collaboration platformCopyright © by the contributing authors. All material on this collaboration platform is the property of the contributing authors.