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Homework Help: Please help lim sum etc

  1. Feb 26, 2009 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

    lim "sum"(1/n^2)
    n→∞ n=0

    Can you help me find the final solution?

    3. The attempt at a solution

    lim (1/n^2) = 0 ???

    But the "sum" confuses
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  3. Feb 26, 2009 #2


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    [tex]Lim_{n \rightarrow \infty} \Sigma \left( \frac{1}{n^{2}}\right)[/tex] So sum each successive term [tex]\frac{1}{1}+\frac{1}{2^{2}}+\frac{1}{3^{2}}+\frac{1}{4^{2}}+\frac{1}{5^{2}}...[/tex]
    Last edited: Feb 26, 2009
  4. Feb 26, 2009 #3
    There must be a way to find a final solution (with only one number).
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