# Evaluate Sum - Couldn't Arrive at Answer

• martina1075
In summary, the conversation suggests that the person is struggling to find the answer to a problem and needs help breaking it down. They have shown some progress but are still unable to simplify the problem. The other person advises them to try adding up the terms and offers a suggestion for how to approach the problem. The conversation ends with the reminder that the person should make an effort to solve the problem on their own.
martina1075
Homework Statement
Good morning,

Can someone help me with solving this please?

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You'll need to show us what you've done so far. Can you break the problem down?

PeroK said:
You'll need to show us what you've done so far. Can you break the problem down?
This is how far I went.
PeroK said:
You'll need to show us what you've done so far. Can you break the problem down?
I did not manage to break it down. The answer should be 483/200

martina1075 said:
This is how far I went.

I did not manage to break it down. The answer should be 483/200

We can't do your homework for you. If you really have no idea how to simplify the problem, then just add up. You've only nine terms to calculate and add together.

Doing that might give you some ideas of what you to do if ##k = 1## to ##100##, say.

Thread locked due to lack of effort shown by OP.

## 1. What does it mean to "evaluate sum"?

Evaluating a sum means to calculate the total value of a series of numbers added together. It is a basic arithmetic operation.

## 2. What does it mean when I "couldn't arrive at answer" while evaluating a sum?

This means that you have encountered an error or difficulty in calculating the sum. It could be due to a mistake in the numbers or the arithmetic process, or it could be a more complex mathematical problem that requires further analysis.

## 3. How can I avoid errors while evaluating sums?

To avoid errors while evaluating sums, it is important to double check your numbers and make sure you are using the correct arithmetic process. It can also be helpful to use a calculator or other tools to assist in the calculation.

## 4. Are there any tips for evaluating sums more efficiently?

Yes, there are a few tips that can help with evaluating sums more efficiently. These include breaking down larger sums into smaller, more manageable parts, using mental math techniques, and practicing regularly to improve your speed and accuracy.

## 5. How can I improve my skills in evaluating sums?

The best way to improve your skills in evaluating sums is through practice. Try to solve a variety of sums using different methods and techniques. You can also seek help from a tutor or use online resources to learn more about efficient sum evaluation strategies.

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