Infinite Series & Partial Sums: Explanation, Examples & Types


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The addition of an infinite sequence of numbers is called _____.

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1. What is the comparison between a partial sum and an infinite series?

2. 2 + 5 + 8 + 11 + ... is an example of _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Inside this combination of a quiz and worksheet, you are asked about the use of infinite series and partial sums. Questions focus on the comparison of partial sums with infinite series, and different types of infinite series.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You can find the topics below in the questions of this quiz:

  • A comparison of a partial sum and an infinite series
  • Adding numbers together
  • Geometric series
  • Adding and subtracting fractions

Skills Practiced

  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast a partial sum with an infinite series
  • Information recall - remember what you have learned about adding a series of numbers
  • Knowledge application - use what you know to answer questions about adding and subtracting fractions

Additional Learning

To discover more about both operations, head over to the lesson titled Infinite Series & Partial Sums: Explanation, Examples & Types. There, you can check out the following extra content:

  • Telescopic series
  • More examples of series
  • Performing operations in different series