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Example 6: p Series

The p series09_infinite_series-224.gif converges because

4/3 > 1.

The p series 09_infinite_series-225.gif diverges to x because

1/2 < 1.

The p series is often used in the Comparison Tests.

Last Update: 2006-11-15