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Mathematica and Infinite Series Convergence Tests

  1. May 9, 2015 #1
    Hey everyone,

    I'm currently in Calc 2 and the only thing I seem to be having a problem with is a couple of the convergence tests. When I take pretty much any math course, I always use mathematica to help check my answers when I'm doing HW or practicing so I don't waste time. My question is, while mathematica will tell you if a series converges or not (and even with what test), it doesn't give you specific solutions, which would be particularly helpful with for example, I am having trouble with the comparison test, and if it showed me which test it uses, it would help me figure out where I am going wrong with my thought process. Any ideas or suggestions anyone?
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  3. May 10, 2015 #2


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    I am not a mind reader (I have no idea what your though processes are), so I suggest you ask a specific question.
  4. May 14, 2015 #3


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    A limit comparison with the form of a harmonic tends to work...
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