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S=1+2(1/5)+3(1/5)^2+4(1/5)^3….
If S=a/b, where a and b are co prime positive integers, what is the value of a+b?

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    S(x) = 1 + x + x^2 + x^3 +... = 1/(1-x)

    dS/dx = 1 + 2 x + 3 x^2 + 4 x^3 +...

    = 1/(1-x)^2

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    what's the sum of infinite terms?

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    thanks i have now understood the problem.............

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