For the series sum(n=1)(inf) (-1)^n*a_n where a_n = 1/n when n is even

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For the series sum(n=1)(inf) (-1)^n*a_n where a_n = 1/n when n is even and 1/n^2 when n is odd, is it divergent?
 

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For the series sum(n=1)(inf) (-1)^n*a_n where a_n = 1/n when n is even and 1/n^2 when n is odd, is it divergent?

The even terms sum diverges, while the odd terms sum converges. Conclusion?
 

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