Section 8.1 Sequences and Series

Before Starting this Section, Review

  1. 1 Algebraic expressions (Section P.1 , page 14)

  2. 2 Finding functional values (Section 2.4 , page 219)

  3. 3 Graphs of functions (Section 2.4 , page 222)

Objectives

  1. 1 Use sequence notation and find specific and general terms in a sequence.

  2. 2 Use factorial notation.

  3. 3 Use summation notation to write partial sums of a series.

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