How do you find the sum of the infinite geometric series 11/2+1/4+1/8?
1 Answer
Jan 25, 2016
As Alan P. indicated, this question has to be modified. I'm gonna assume that it is
Explanation:
First you must find r, the common ratio.
You find this with the following formula: r =
r = #(1/2)/1)
r =
The ratio is therefore
Exercises

Find the sum of the following infinite geometric series: 2,
#6/5# ,#18/25# , ... 
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