# Summation of a Series

• Apr 27th 2010, 12:30 AM
LisaMaree1
Summation of a Series
\sum{(n^.5)\over((n^2) + 1)}

Limits n = 1 to infinity

I am new to this forum so I don't know if I have written this correctly.
• Apr 27th 2010, 12:41 AM
It converges since ${n^{1/2}\over n^2 + 1} \le {n^{1/2}\over n^2} = {1 \over n^{3/2}}$. I don't know its sum though.
• Apr 27th 2010, 01:43 AM
LisaMaree1
Thanks for that. Just to confirm did you use the comparison test.

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Thank you for the quick reply.