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    estimating remainder and error

    estimating waht Ak=(i/k^3)
    there is an example of (1/k^2) with the integral test and deciding how far u off. the answer to 1/k^2 is (pi^2/6)
    i have no idea how to set this up. its in the binomial series section of the sequence and series chapter
    thank you!
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    Quote Originally Posted by twofortwo View Post
    estimating waht Ak=(i/k^3)
    there is an example of (1/k^2) with the integral test and deciding how far u off. the answer to 1/k^2 is (pi^2/6)
    i have no idea how to set this up. its in the binomial series section of the sequence and series chapter
    thank you!
    Try posting the actual question please.

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    thats all the prof said. im sorry if its not clear but its not veryclear to me
    he solved the 1/k^2 with using 1000 to set up the inequality.
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    I very much doubt that is what your Professor said! Is it possible he was talking about estimating an infinite sum?
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    well, first he showed up how to do the squared, and also in mathmatica, he showed us the answer to the 1/k^2 to come out to what i have stated above.
    so it might be the infinite sum, how do i go about saovling it

    thanx in advance
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