(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

Determine an explicit formula for the sum of n terms for the given series:

1, [tex]\frac{1}{2}[/tex], [tex]\frac{1}{3}[/tex], [tex]\frac{1}{4}[/tex], [tex]\frac{1}{5}[/tex]

2. Relevant equations

3. The attempt at a solution

I calculated the first 5 terms for the sum sequence and got:

1, [tex]\frac{3}{2}[/tex], [tex]\frac{11}{6}[/tex], [tex]\frac{25}{12}[/tex], [tex]\frac{137}{60}[/tex]

but I can't find a pattern to determine an explicit formula.

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# Homework Help: Explicit Formula for Sum of Series

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