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Proof Without Words: The Alternating Harmonic Series Sums to \(\ln 2\)

The result in the title is demonstrated graphically.

Old Node ID: 
3827
MSC Codes: 
97I30
Author(s): 
Matt Hudelson (Washington State University)
Publication Date: 
Thursday, February 16, 2012
Original Publication Source: 
Mathematics Magazine
Original Publication Date: 
October, 2010
Subject(s): 
Calculus
Single Variable Calculus
Series
Topic(s): 
Special Series: Alternating Series
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70.00
Rating Average: 
2.92
Applicable Course(s): 
3.2 Mainstream Calculus II
3.5 Non-mainstream Calc II
Modify Date: 
Friday, August 17, 2012
Average: 2.9 (25 votes)

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