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Proof without Words: Differentiated Geometric Series

The author presents a visual proof of the formula for the derivative of the geometric series.

Old Node ID: 
1860
Author(s): 
Roger B. Nelsen (Lewis and Clark College)
Publication Date: 
Thursday, June 5, 2008
Original Publication Source: 
Mathematics Magazine
Original Publication Date: 
December, 1989
Subject(s): 
Calculus
Single Variable Calculus
Series
Topic(s): 
Differentiation: General Applications
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Rating Count: 
23.00
Rating Sum: 
62.00
Rating Average: 
2.70
Author (old format): 
Roger B. Nelsen
Applicable Course(s): 
3.2 Mainstream Calculus II
4.1 Introduction to Proofs
Modify Date: 
Wednesday, August 15, 2012
Average: 2.7 (23 votes)

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