Hello,

How do I show that the series diverges. The question asks to us to use Maclaurin series to compare the series with some other series.

Thank you

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- March 29th 2010, 12:31 PMmohammadfawazSeries Divergence
Hello,

How do I show that the series diverges. The question asks to us to use Maclaurin series to compare the series with some other series.

Thank you - March 29th 2010, 12:36 PMLaurent
- March 29th 2010, 12:47 PMmohammadfawaz
What I actually did is to use the binomial theorem.

We get an inequality for :

.

Expanding e, and taking the difference, I got:

But I'm stuck there. I don't know if I'm on the right track.

Thank you - March 29th 2010, 01:15 PMLaurent