Education Technology

Serious Series

Published on 06/09/2008

Activity Overview

Students learn about geometric and telescoping series and the relationship between the sequence of partial sums of a series and its sum. They then use the CAS of their TI-89 and calculus to determine the sum of these series.

Before the Activity

Students should have access to a TI-89/TI-89 Titanium or TI-92/Voyage 200.

During the Activity

The document attached is the activity guide.