Notation question

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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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Icebreaker
Nevermind. The latter is defined as the former.
 
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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.
 
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Ya, the math departments are so strapped for cash they must conserve ink. :rofl:
 

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