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The Comparison Test — Not Just for Nonnegative Series

by Michele Longo (Università Cattolica del Sacro Coure) and Vincenzo Valori (Università Cattolica del Sacro Coure)

This article originally appeared in:
Mathematics Magazine
June, 2006

Subject classification(s): Analysis | Complex Analysis | Infinite Series
Applicable Course(s): 3.2 Mainstream Calculus II

It is shown that there are conditions in which comparison tests apply to series with negative terms.


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Capsule Course Topic(s): Sequences and Series | Tests For Convergence and Divergence
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