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Average of an array

  1. Oct 27, 2004 #1
    Is limit of an array average of its terms?
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  3. Oct 27, 2004 #2


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    This is incomprehensible; what do you mean by the term "limit", is "average" arithmetic average, is "array" meant to denote an array of numbers like a vector or matrix?
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    I would be willing to assume that "array" means just a list of numbers and that "average" is the mean or arithmetic average but I still have no idea what you mean by the "limit" of an array. The limit as what variable goes to what?
  5. Oct 27, 2004 #4
    Suppose (an)=(a1, a2, ..., an) is a function from N+ to R ("array"), "average" can be both arithmetic and geometric, "limit" is the limit of this function while n->infinity.
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