Mathematical Series: Formula & Concept


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Find the sum of the series:

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1. Select the mathematical series.

2. Select the FALSE statement.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Mathematical series and sequences are defined by the symbols or lack thereof between the numbers in the set, and this quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of mathematical series and sequences in greater detail than the preceding simple definition. The questions on the quiz will test your ability to analyze series and sequences, as well as tell the difference between them.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments, you'll be tested on:

  • Finding the sum of a series
  • Identifying a set of numbers as a series or sequence
  • Your understanding of summation notation

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet will allow you to test your skills in the following areas:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw and retain the most important information on series, sequences, and summation notation from the related lesson
  • Problem solving - use your acquired knowledge to solve sequence practice problems
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as the characteristics of a series or sequence
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about summation notation

Additional Learning

You should also review the lesson called Mathematical Series: Formula & Concept. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define mathematical series
  • Define mathematical sequence
  • Differentiate between these two concepts
  • Describe and understand summation notation
  • Understand finite and infinite sums