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A Differentiation Test for Absolute Convergence

by Yaser S. Abu-Mostafa (California Institute of Technology)

This article originally appeared in:
Mathematics Magazine
September, 1984

Subject classification(s): Series | Single Variable Calculus | Calculus
Applicable Course(s): 3.2 Mainstream Calculus II

The author presents an easy absolute convergence test for series based solely on differentiation, with examples.

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Capsule Course Topic(s):
One-Variable Calculus | Differentiation: General Applications
Sequences and Series | Tests For Convergence and Divergence
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