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Ch 8: Arithmetic & Geometric Series

About This Chapter

Take a look at this convenient online math chapter to review arithmetic and geometric series. Inside the chapter, you'll find short lessons and interactive quizzes that can strengthen your math skills for exams, homework assignments, class projects and more.

Arithmetic & Geometric Series - Chapter Summary

If you need to brush up on arithmetic and geometric series, you're in the right place. This chapter contains simple and fun lessons that examine the basics of geometric and arithmetic series. Our instructors will also simplify related concepts like compounding interest formulas, repeating decimals, installment purchases and the infinite geometric series formula. Upon completion of the chapter, you'll be equipped to:

  • Calculate geometric and arithmetic series
  • Solve problems that involve arithmetic and geometric series
  • Comprehend the infinite geometric series formula
  • Use compounding interest formulas
  • Recognize examples of repeating decimals
  • Understand installment purchase terms

This chapter is available for you to study whenever it's convenient, and you can access it by using your desktop, laptop or smartphone. You can check your understanding of arithmetic and geometric series concepts by taking the lesson quizzes and chapter exam. Print the lesson transcripts to supplement your studying experience and revisit the lessons whenever you need to boost your knowledge.

7 Lessons in Chapter 8: Arithmetic & Geometric Series
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
How to Calculate an Arithmetic Series

1. How to Calculate an Arithmetic Series

In this lesson, you'll learn how to sum up any arithmetic sequence without having to add up each and every term. You'll never guess the circumstances that led to the discovery of this marvelous formula.

How to Calculate a Geometric Series

2. How to Calculate a Geometric Series

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Understand the Formula for Infinite Geometric Series

3. Understand the Formula for Infinite Geometric Series

Watch this video lesson to learn how to calculate the sum of an infinite geometric series. Learn about the interesting thing that happens when your common ratio is less than one.

Arithmetic and Geometric Series: Practice Problems

4. Arithmetic and Geometric Series: Practice Problems

There are many different types of problems concerning series and sequences - including some that are pretty abstract. From bouncing balls to adding up odd numbers, test your skills here with additional arithmetic and geometric series practice!

Compounding Interest Formulas: Calculations & Examples

5. Compounding Interest Formulas: Calculations & Examples

Compound interest is a great way to have your money work for you. In this lesson, find out the formula for calculating compound interest and practice using the formula with several examples.

Installment Purchases: Payment & Terms

6. Installment Purchases: Payment & Terms

After watching this video lesson, you will know how installment purchases work. Learn how you can calculate the amount of your fixed installment payment.

Repeating Decimals: Definition & Examples

7. Repeating Decimals: Definition & Examples

Repeating decimals are a special type of number. In this lesson, we will explore the definition of this number and look at some of the properties it holds.

Chapter Practice Exam
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