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Alternating Series

A series which alternates between positive and negative terms. For example, the series \(1 - \frac{1}{2} + \frac{1}{3} - \frac{1}{4} + \frac{1}{5} - \frac{1}{6} + \cdots \) is alternating.

 

See also

Positive series, alternating series test, alternating series remainder, convergence tests

 


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