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Understand the Formula for Infinite Geometric Series

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Which of the following geometric series below can we use the formula to find the sum of the infinite geometric series?

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1. What is the sum of the infinite geometric series where the beginning term is 1/2 and the common ratio is 1/2?

2. What is the sum of the infinite geometric series where the beginning term is 1 and the common ratio is 1/3?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combination will test your understanding of the formula to find the sum of the infinite geometric series by providing you with example problems.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You will be challenged on your understanding of:

  • Common ratios
  • Range of the common ratio
  • Formula to find the sum of infinite geometric series

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on geometric series
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding series of numbers
  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve practice problems involving infinite geometric series

Additional Learning

Want to learn more about geometric series? Check out the related lesson titled Formula for Infinite Geometric Series. It includes things like:

  • Definition of a geometric series
  • Formula used to calculate the sum
  • Example problems
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