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Tips for comparison tests?

  1. Mar 9, 2008 #1
    Not really a specific question, but I am really struggling with the comparison tests for infinite series. I just finished doing quite a few problems from the section. I went in pretty confident, but after completing the section I was bummed that I only did a less than a handful correctly. My main problem is that I have NO IDEA what to compare the series to. Is there a trick involved that helps you figure it out? And is there more than one correct comparison to each series?
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  3. Mar 10, 2008 #2

    Gib Z

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    It's an analogue case to the substitution method with integrals. You just have to do a lot of them, familiarize your self with the most common choices, and again, do a lot of them. Experience counts!
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