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Plot of a Geometric Sequence and Its Partial Sums
This graph plots terms of a geometric sequence as well as the partial sums of the related geometric series. You can show that both the sequence and the sums converge if and only if
.
Contributed by:
Aaron Dunigan AtLee
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Geometric Sequence
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Plot of a Geometric Sequence and Its Partial Sums
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Contributed by:
Aaron Dunigan AtLee
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