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Notation question

  1. Apr 22, 2005 #1
    Is there a difference between [tex]\lim_{n\rightarrow\infty}\sum_{i=1}^{n}[/tex] and [tex]\sum_{n=1}^{\infty}[/tex]?
     
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  3. Apr 22, 2005 #2
    Nevermind. The latter is defined as the former.
     
  4. Apr 22, 2005 #3

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    Yes,that means that the difference is only in writing...One required less ink (or LaTex code) than the other...:tongue2:

    Daniel.
     
  5. Apr 23, 2005 #4
    Ya, the math departments are so strapped for cash they must conserve ink. :rofl:
     
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