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Arithmetic Series
To find the sum of the terms in an arithmetic sequence, it is possible to calculate the sum instead of summing all the individual terms.
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Daniel de Souza Carvalho
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Let the arithmetic sequence be
and the sum of the arithmetic series be
.
Then the sum of the first
terms is:
.
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