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Whether you are computing mortgage payments or calculating the distance traveled by a bouncing ball, geometric series show up in life far more than you imagine. This tutorial will review all the important concepts and more!
Sal extends the idea of geometric sequences to geometric series.
Evaluate finite geometric series given in sigma notation, recursively, or explicitly.
Sal applies limits to the formula for the sum of a finite geometric series to get the sum of an infinite geometric series.
Sal looks at three different infinite geometric series and determines if each of them converges or diverges.
See how we can write a repeating decimal as an infinite geometric series.
Watch Sal determine the total vertical distance a bouncing ball moves using an infinite geometric series.
Find the sum of an infinite geometric series, but only if it converges!