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    Please could you solve this summation?

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

    Thank you
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    This is a typical example of a geometric series:

    Geometric series - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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