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Some of the content of this guide was modeled after a guide originally created by the Openstax and has been adapted for the GPRC Learning Commons in November 2020. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons BY 4.0 International License

Sequences and Series       

In mathematics, a sequence is a list of numbers that are in order. Arithmetic sequences and geometric sequences are the two types of sequences that will be discussed in this guide.
A series is formed when terms of a sequence are added together. Infinite series can be formed when infinitely many terms of a sequence are added. A geometric series is the result of adding infinitely many terms of a geometric sequence while an arithmetic series is formed by adding infinitely many terms of an arithmetic sequence.
This guide is particularly helpful for students in the Department of Academic Upgrading.       
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