Teacher says this converges but I keep getting divergence. What am I missing or messing up on?

This is what I get by using integration by parts:

I come up with negative infinity plus a constant = infinity

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- Jul 9th 2007, 03:31 PMPossible actuaryusing integral test to determine convergence or divergence
Teacher says this converges but I keep getting divergence. What am I missing or messing up on?

This is what I get by using integration by parts:

I come up with negative infinity plus a constant = infinity - Jul 9th 2007, 03:38 PMJhevon
- Jul 9th 2007, 03:39 PMThePerfectHacker
Do not use the integral test,

Note that,

And

So it converges. - Jul 9th 2007, 03:40 PMPossible actuary
- Jul 9th 2007, 03:41 PMThePerfectHacker
- Jul 9th 2007, 05:55 PMrualin
- Jul 9th 2007, 05:56 PMJhevon
- Jul 10th 2007, 04:07 AMtopsquark
- Jul 10th 2007, 04:46 AMservantes135
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aint Smurfing fun! - Jul 10th 2007, 06:39 AMDivideBy0
Omg it's a smurf! What should I do? Stay or run?