Infinite Series: Applications, Formula & Examples


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Which Greek letter is most commonly associated with infinite series?

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1. If the addends of an infinite series approach a limit as 'n' goes to infinity, the series is said to do what?

2. Which of the following is NOT a type of infinite series?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This printable worksheet will break down the types and uses of infinite series. Take the interactive quiz to find out what you already know about the Greek letter used to represent an infinite series and what type of series involves the addends approaching a limit.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet test you on:

  • Types of infinite series
  • Infinite series notation
  • Mathematical purposes of infinite series

Skills Practiced

  • Interpreting information - review the lesson on infinite series and interpret it to identify one type of series being described
  • Information recall - recollect facts from the corresponding lesson to pick the term that is not a type of infinite series and what symbol is used for infinite series
  • Knowledge application - mesh together what you know to determine items that do not fit on a list of characteristics and uses of infinite series

Additional Learning

Improve your skills by reading over the lesson called Infinite Series: Applications, Formula & Examples. In the lesson, you'll study the following topics:

  • An example of an infinite series in real life
  • Definitions of important terms such as addends and partial sum
  • Five formulas for common infinite series
  • How limits are related to infinite series
  • When an infinite series might be used for calculations