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Infinite product - the shortest question

  1. Feb 6, 2006 #1
    I just heard about the inifinite product, so using my knowledge of inifinite sum this is purely guessing.

    [tex]\Pi_{i=1}^{N} a_i = a_1 a_2 a_3 ... a_{N-2}a_{N-1}a_{N}[/tex]

    correct?
     
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  3. Feb 6, 2006 #2

    mathman

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    Short answer: yes.
     
  4. Feb 7, 2006 #3

    HallsofIvy

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    Yes, that is the definition of that symbol. What you show is, of course, not an "infinite" product.
     
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  5. Feb 7, 2006 #4
    thanks halls and mathman. now i can go and correct my professor.

    such a suck-up I know!
    :biggrin:
     
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