what is the sum from n=0 to infinity of (1/3)^n ?

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- May 6th 2010, 09:57 AMfeyomiPlease could you solve this summation?
what is the sum from n=0 to infinity of (1/3)^n ?

Thank you - May 6th 2010, 10:05 AMDinkydoe
This is a typical example of a geometric series:

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$\displaystyle \sum_{k=0}^{\infty}(1/3)^k = \frac{1}{1-\frac{1}{3}}= \frac{3}{2}$