# Ch 11: Sequences and Series

Watch online video lessons to learn how sequences and series are used in mathematics. Each lesson is accompanied by a short multiple-choice quiz you can use to check your understanding of these math topics.

## Algebra: Sequences and Series

Many terms used in mathematics are terms that are used in everyday life, such as sequence and series. The definition of sequence - a list of objects in a specific order - is the same in any application. For example, a sequence of events is a list of events that are in a particular order. A sequence of numbers is a list of numbers in a particular order. A series, in situations other than math, is the same thing as a sequence. You will soon learn through the lessons how to distinguish between the two terms in a mathematical context.

The video lessons will jump right into the concept of sequences. You'll learn the different types of sequences that you may deal with in a mathematical situation (arithmetic, geometric, etc.). Finding and classifying sequences will also be discussed. To help ensure you understand, you'll be given examples of how sequences show up in real life, too.

The lessons will move into explaining how a series differs from a sequence. A discussion of summation notation will also be included. You'll learn about calculating arithmetic series and even get to try your hand at some practice problems. Geometric series will also be discussed and practice problems presented.

Through these video lessons, the concepts of sequences and series will be laid out in a simple and direct manner. You'll be taught in a way that allows you to learn how to apply these concepts in your day-to-day activities, which helps make them easier to understand and the concepts seem more concrete.

Chapter Practice Exam
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