# Sum of the first 50 terms of 1/(n(n+1))

how would you solve for the sum of the first 50 terms of 1/(n(n+1))
I know how to do it if there is a common denominator--but i cant seem to find one here, can someone please help(btw, question on a test i just had that i couldt figure out, not hw)

Tide
Homework Helper
Are you familiar with partial fractions? If so then you can do the sum very easily! :)

Moonbear
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