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Ahh help please for calc 2

  1. May 12, 2005 #1
    Hey I have attach one of the practice exam that my professor gave out yrs ago as a study guide for our final. I think i need to use comparison for hte first two problems but have no clue where to start for the last one :(

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  3. May 12, 2005 #2


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    I don't believe 1) unless you assume [tex]\lim_{n\rightarrow\infty}na_n[/tex] exists. In this case, show that eventually [tex]a_n>L/n[/tex] where L is some fixed positive constant, and the result follows (comparison with harmonic series).

    For 2) a straightforward comparison test will do- what have you tried?

    For 3a) this should remind you of the usual proof that the harmonic series diverges, where you group the terms 1/3 and 1/4 together, 1/5 to 1/8 together, 1/9 to 1/16 together etc..

    3b) shouldn't be a problem?
  4. May 12, 2005 #3


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    You know you're more than 3 years late with your homework :buggrin:

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