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geometric series

noun, Mathematics
1.
an infinite series of the form, c + cx + cx 2 + cx 3 + …, where c and x are real numbers.
Origin
1830-1840
1830-40
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Examples from the web for geometric series
  • Understand and apply the convergence criterion for geometric series.
  • Find partial sums of arithmetic and geometric series.
  • The scores were selected from a geometric series, doubling for each increment of increasing contribution.
  • Arithmetic and geometric sequences will be expressed in multiple forms, and arithmetic and geometric series will be evaluated.
  • The bus path is the geometric series of nodes that the bus traverses as it travels through the network.
British Dictionary definitions for geometric series

geometric series

noun
1.
a geometric progression written as a sum, as in 1 + 2 + 4 + 8
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