What is a Finite Series?


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A finite series is what?

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1. Which of the following is an example of a finite series?

2. The Binomial Theorem is helpful for which of the following finite series?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

What is a finite series? What are examples of finite series? These are a few of the things you'll need to know when you use this quiz/worksheet assessment tool to measure your understanding of this topic.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

To correctly answer all questions on this quiz, you must be able to:

  • Define 'finite series'
  • Identify examples of a finite series and a finite sample space
  • Understand the Binomial Theorem
  • Relate what happens when using an infinite series to calculate permutation and combination

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson, such as details about the Binomial Theorem
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define what a finite series is
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about the use of an infinite series to make permutation and combination calculations and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

Further build your understanding of this concept by using the lesson titled What Is a Finite Series?. Information discussed in this lesson includes:

  • What a finite series can consist of, besides numbers
  • Sample summation used when applying the Binomial Theorem
  • Formulas for permutations and combinations