Thursday
August 28, 2014

Homework Help: Calculus

Posted by Sophie on Tuesday, May 5, 2009 at 12:21am.

The problem I have is a summation from 1 to infinity for (-1)^n/n. I have to find a partial sum that is in 0.001 of the infinite sum, my teacher says the fourth partial sum approximates the infinite sum, which is -7/12. I think to get within 0.001 of the infinite sum, do I have to take 999 terms. However, I don't know how right that is, so a little help would be good.

Answer this Question

First Name:
School Subject:
Answer:

Related Questions

Calculus - Determine convergence or divergence for the following series. State ...
calculus - find the sum of the series: 1. the sum from n=1 to infinity of ((-1)^...
Calculus III - Which of the following series are geometric series? Find the sum ...
precalc - Find the indicated partial sum of the series. infinity E 3(1/2)^i i=1 ...
Probability - Roll 3 dice. What is the probability of getting a sum of: A) sum ...
Math - What is the sum when the upper bound of summation is infinite and n=1: (1...
Calculus need help badllyyy! - Use the expressions for left and right sums and ...
Maths - I have a summation formula for Fibonacci numbers. n (SUM)F(2i)=F(2n+1)-1...
calculus - I'm having trouble with a geometric series problem. Determine if the ...
calculus - determine whether the series is convergent if so find sum: the sum of...

Search
Members