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    Write in summation notation

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    Last edited by oceanmd; December 13th 2007 at 05:27 AM.
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    Quote Originally Posted by oceanmd View Post
    -3 + 10 + 23 + ......

    \sum_{k = 1}^{n} \ k+13

    Thsi is wrong. Will you please help me out on this.

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    plug in k = 1 and see what the first term of your series is. does that match up with the first term of the list of numbers you have?
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    Quote Originally Posted by oceanmd View Post
    I did, I know it's wrong, I just do not know how to determine it.
    how about \sum_{k = 0}^{\infty}13k - 3 ?
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