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We have seen that the integral test allows us to determine the convergence or divergence of a series by comparing it to a related improper integral. In this section, we show how to use comparison tests to determine the convergence or divergence of a series by comparing it to a series whose convergence or divergence is known. Typically these tests are used to determine convergence of series that are similar to geometric series or p-series. In the preceding two sections, we discussed two large classes of series: geometric series and p-series. We know exactly when these series converge and when they diverge.
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In mathematics , a series is the sum of the terms of an infinite sequence of numbers. The n th partial sum S n is the sum of the first n terms of the sequence; that is,. Any series that is not convergent is said to be divergent or to diverge. There are a number of methods of determining whether a series converges or diverges. Comparison test. Ratio test.
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