If the th term of the series
... is
show that the sum of the first terms of the series is .
Hello, SengNee!
This is neither an Arithmetic Series nor a Geometric Series.Given the series: .
show that the sum of the first terms of the series is: .
. . We must find another approach . . .
The denominators are "triangular numbers" ... of the form: .
We have: .
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All the "middle" terms cancel out and we are left with:
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