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#1 2009-02-06 03:50:35

Daniel123
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Summation

Evaluate for all real x:

The solution I have is:

Replacing x by

and dividing both sides by
and summing to n gives (before taking the limit as n tends to infinity):

Could someone please explain this last step?

Thanks

Last edited by Daniel123 (2009-02-06 03:52:38)

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#2 2009-02-06 03:56:07

Daniel123
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Re: Summation

Don't worry, I get it. It forget it helps to actually write things down when doing maths.

Last edited by Daniel123 (2009-02-06 03:56:40)

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#3 2009-02-06 04:03:41

JaneFairfax
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Re: Summation

EDIT: I clicked “Post reply” and left the room for too long. sad

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#4 2009-02-06 04:07:59

Daniel123
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Re: Summation

Haha smile Thanks Jane smile

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