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#1 2018-05-14 14:00:16

Monox D. I-Fly
From: Indonesia
Registered: 2015-12-02
Posts: 1,519

[ASK] Fraction Addition with Arithmetic Series as Denominators

Does anyone know how to add these fractions?

Like my previous question, I believe this one also has something which can be canceled out, and the denominators contain arithmetic series. Can this series be used to make some sorts of shortcuts?

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#2 2018-05-14 15:28:44

Registered: 2016-02-01
Posts: 129

Re: [ASK] Fraction Addition with Arithmetic Series as Denominators

It can be proven that the sum of an arithmetic series with general difference of 1 is given by:

hence the given series can be written as:

The last expression is deduced like the previous question.


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