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Geometric Series

A series such as 2 + 6 + 18 + 54 + 162 or which has a constant ratio between terms. The first term is a1, the common ratio is r, and the number of terms is n.

 

 

 

See also

Geometric sequence, infinite geometric series, arithmetic series

 


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