This chapter introduces the study of sequences and infinite series. In calculus, we are interested in the behavior of sequences and series, including finding whether a sequence approaches a number or whether an infinite series adds up to a number. The tests and properties in this chapter will help you describe the behavior of a sequence or series.

## Chapter Outline

- 8.1. Sequences
- 8.2. Infinite Series
- 8.3. Series Without Negative Terms
- 8.4. Series With Odd or Even Negative Terms
- 8.5. Ratio Test, Root Test, and Summary of Tests
- 8.6. Power Series
- 8.7. Taylor and Maclaurin Series
- 8.8. Calculations with Series

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This chapter introduces the study of sequences and infinite series. The properties presented describe the behavior of a sequence or series, including whether a sequence approaches a number or an infinite series adds to a number.

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absolute convergence
alternating series test
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Euler's formula
geometric series
harmonic series
infinite series
integral test
l'Hopital's rule
L'Hospital's rule
limit comparison test
limit of a sequence
Maclaurin polynomial
p-series
Picard's Method
power series
ratio test
root test
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