Summation Notation and Mathematical Series


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Evaluate the following sum:

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1. Express this series using sigma notation: 3 + 5 + 9 + 17 + 33.

2. Find the rule for this series: 2 + 6 + 18 + 54 + ...

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Discover the breadth of your knowledge when it comes to summation notation and mathematical series with this quiz and worksheet. Quiz topics include a pattern that is a series and sigma notation.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Make use of these study assessments to:

  • Interpret the rule for a given sequence
  • Learn how to apply sigma notation
  • Express a series
  • Understand the difference between a sequence and a series

Skills Practiced

Practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on summation notation and mathematical series
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about a pattern that is a series in a different light
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as a sequence and a series

Additional Learning

To learn more about this subject, utilize the lesson named Summation Notation and Mathematical Series. Once you've completed the lesson, you will have gone over the following study goals:

  • Define series
  • Compare and contrast sigma notation and summation notation
  • Add terms