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    Let p be a positive integer. Find the sum of the series:

    the summation from k=1 to infinity of 1/(k(k+p)).
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    Quote Originally Posted by friday616 View Post
    Let p be a positive integer. Find the sum of the series: the summation from k=1 to infinity of 1/(k(k+p)).
    \frac{1}{k(k+p)}=\frac{1}{pk}-\frac{1}{p(k+p)}.
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