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Comparison Test-Series

  1. May 13, 2009 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    I was just wondering that when applying a comparison test or a limit comparison test, do i have to show that a comparison test does not work in order to use a LCT? Also, if i directly use LCT, will i get the same answer as in the regular comparison test?
    Thanks.

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    3. The attempt at a solution
     
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  3. May 13, 2009 #2
    You do not have to first show that a comparison test will not work. If both tests are applicable then your result should be the same.

    Convergence is independent of the test you use.
     
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