Arithmetic Series

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Arithmetic Series (or progression) = a series where each term is obtained by adding on a constant to the previous term.

The series goes up in equal steps.

The constant is called the common difference (d).

    e.g     1+3+5+7+9+...   is an arithmetic series.

             the common difference (d) = 2

             the formula for the nth term is 2n - 1

                                                          (2k - 1)

If you are asked to add up all of the terms between 1 and 0, for example, thsi…


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