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The Geometric Series in Calculus

by George E. Andrews (Pennsylvania State University)

This article originally appeared in:
American Mathematical Monthly
January, 1998

Subject classification(s): Calculus | Single Variable Calculus | Series
Applicable Course(s): 3.0 Calculus | 3.1 Mainstream Calculus I | 3.2 Mainstream Calculus II

The author argues that many topics in differential and integral calculus could be better approached by an appropriate use of geometric series.

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Capsule Course Topic(s):
One-Variable Calculus | Theoretical Issues
Sequences and Series | Special Series: Geometric Series
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