# Ch 5: Sequences and Series for Calculus

Here you can gain a solid understanding of mathematical series and sequences. Our expert instructors guide you through their classification, summation, notation, and calculation with realistic examples and practice problems.

## Sequences and Series for Calculus - Chapter Summary

Understanding how to evaluate series and sequences is an important foundation to exploring logarithmic and polynomial functions in calculus. In this chapter, we help you build that base through interesting videos filled with great instruction and entertaining graphics. Our instructors will give you loads of examples and practical applications as you explore sequences and series. Don't forget to take the self-assessments to make sure you're on track. The topics covered here include:

• Definitions of sequences and series
• Classifications of sequences
• Series notation and calculations

Video Objective
What is a Mathematical Sequence? Learn what a sequence is and what their importance is in mathematics.
How to Find and Classify an Arithmetic Sequence Review the basics of describing sequences, in words and formulas.
Finding and Classifying Geometric Sequences Explore sequence notation and exponential functions.
Summation Notation and Mathematical Series Use sigma to describe sequences and series.
How to Calculate an Arithmetic Series Learn how to quickly calculate the total number of items in a basic series using the summation equation discovered by Gauss.
How to Calculate a Geometric Series See formula for solving geometric series.
Arithmetic and Geometric Series: Practice Problems Explore classic sequence/series problems,

6 Lessons in Chapter 5: Sequences and Series for Calculus
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