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Sigma Notation and string of numbers

  1. Sep 5, 2006 #1
    Trying to help my son & I am in Waaaaay over my head.

    He has a string of numbers and needs to come up with the correct Sigma Notation equation.

    3, 6, 12, 24, 48, 96
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  3. Sep 5, 2006 #2


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    [tex]3\ +\ 6\ +\ 12\ +\ 24\ +\ 48\ +\ 96\ =\ \sum _{k=0}^53\cdot2^k[/tex]

    Is that what you wanted? Given a sequence of six numbers, it's not clear what you even mean by "the correct Sigma Notation equation".
  4. Sep 5, 2006 #3
    Bless Your Pointed Little Head.
    I will look like a hero now.
    Thank You VERY MUCH.
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