Consider the series:

1-1/2 -1/3 +1/4 +1/5 -1/6 -1/7........where the signs come in pairs. Does the series converge or diverge?

I want to use the alternating series test....any ideas? how I would solve this.

Thanks

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- Feb 12th 2010, 07:44 PMhebbySeries- Real Analysis
Consider the series:

1-1/2 -1/3 +1/4 +1/5 -1/6 -1/7........where the signs come in pairs. Does the series converge or diverge?

I want to use the alternating series test....any ideas? how I would solve this.

Thanks - Feb 12th 2010, 08:23 PMTheEmptySet
- Feb 12th 2010, 08:28 PMhebby
but in your case we get a plus and then a minus.....but the series is minus minus ...plus plus?

- Feb 13th 2010, 07:32 AMTheEmptySet