I am trying to test this series by the alternating series test:

n=1 to infinity

I don't really know how to find the limit or how to see if it is decreasing, any help would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks,

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- Apr 22nd 2010, 10:21 PMCalculusCrazedTesting a series for convergence or divergence
I am trying to test this series by the alternating series test:

n=1 to infinity

I don't really know how to find the limit or how to see if it is decreasing, any help would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks,

CC - Apr 22nd 2010, 10:58 PMDrexel28
- Apr 22nd 2010, 11:08 PMCalculusCrazed
So I basically have:

as n goes to infinity

which would equal zero

and decreasing because the first term is

1/1 then the second is 1/(2*1) and so on? - Apr 22nd 2010, 11:11 PMDrexel28
- Apr 22nd 2010, 11:18 PMCalculusCrazed
Ahh, okay cool. Thanks a ton!