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Sequences & Series: Summation (Sigma) Notation

http://www.mindbites.com/lesson/5107-sequences-series-summation-sigma-notation-470 This 73 minute sequences & series lesson will show you how to use the summation (sigma) notation, index, lower limit, upper limit and to write the terms of a series as well as how to: - determine if a series is arithmetic or geometric - find the number of terms to be summed in a series written in the summation (sigma) notation - write the series when given the general term - write the terms of arithmetic and geometric series in summation (sigma) notation - simplify arithmetic and geometric series expressed in summation, (sigma) notation Sample question: Write the series using summation (sigma) notation and then find the sum: -13 -17 -21 ... -173 This lesson contains explanations of the concepts and 18 example questions with step by step solutions plus 7 interactive review questions with solutions. Lessons that will help you with the fundamentals of this lesson include: - 115 The 5 Basic Exponent Laws (http://www.mindbites.com/lesson/5061) - 455 Arithmetic Series (http://www.mindbites.com/lesson/5116) - 465 Geometric Series (http://www.mindbites.com/lesson/5106)
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