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    prove that the series 1+1/4+1/7+1/10... diverges.
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    Quote Originally Posted by alexandrabel90 View Post
    prove that the series 1+1/4+1/7+1/10... diverges.
    Have you written the the formula that produces this series?

    \frac{1}{1}+\frac{1}{4}+\frac{1}{7}+...=\sum_{n=1}  ^{\infty}\frac{1}{3n-2}
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    Quote Originally Posted by dwsmith View Post
    Have you written the the formula that produces this series?

    \frac{1}{1}+\frac{1}{4}+\frac{1}{7}+...=\sum_{n=1}  ^{\infty}\frac{1}{3n-2}
    I'll just add that it should now be clear that an appropriate test can be used.
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