# Ch 13: Notation, Sequences & Series

Use our video lessons to learn about factorial, series and summation notation. See what finite and infinite sequences are, and look at recursive rules for algebraic, arithmetic and geometric sequences.

## Notation, Sequences & Series - Chapter Summary

The lessons in this chapter examine various types of sequences and how they are used. You'll see examples of factorial notation and learn to use sigma notation. Other lessons explore series and summation notation.

Our instructors explain and give examples of how to calculate the value of an annuity as well as the uses for mathematical induction. They discuss recursive rules for several types of sequences, too. After watching all these lessons, you should know how to:

• Define finite and infinite sequences
• Find the common difference in arithmetic sequences
• Determine when to use the general term of an arithmetic sequence
• Explain arithmetic series in algebra
• Work with geometric sequences
• Use the formula for infinite geometric series
• Show proofs of mathematical induction
• Explain how special sequences are generated

The lessons in this chapter are taught by expert instructors who break down the topic in a way that's easy to understand. Each lesson also includes a multiple-choice quiz so you can assess your knowledge and see where you need further study. You can easily find certain topics in the lessons with the timeline's jump feature. Written transcripts that accompany the lessons highlight key terms and concepts you'll need to know about.

16 Lessons in Chapter 13: Notation, Sequences & Series
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