Proof Without Words: An Alternating Series
Author: Nelsen, Roger B.
Source: The College Mathematics Journal, Volume 43, Number 5, November 2012 , pp. 370-370(1)
Publisher: Mathematical Association of America
Abstract:A visual proof that 1 - (1/2) + (1/4) - (1/8) + ··· 1/(1+x4) converges to 2/3.
Document Type: Research article
Publication date: 2012-11-01
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