Education Technology

Integral Test

Published on 07/19/2006

Activity Overview

This activity will demonstrate the use of the integral test to discuss the convergence of an infinite series.

Before the Activity

See the attached Activity PDF file(s) for detailed instructions for this activity.

During the Activity

Follow the procedures outlined in the activity.

Students will:

  • Use the Integral Test to determine convergence or divergence of a series.
  • Use the graphing calculator to evaluate improper integrals.
  • After the Activity

  • Review student results
  • As a class, discuss questions that appeared to be more challenging
  • Re-teach concepts as necessary