Infinite Series

  • John Stillwell
Part of the Undergraduate Texts in Mathematics book series (UTM)


Infinite series were present in Greek mathematics, though the Greeks tried to deal with them as finitely as possibly by working with arbitrary finite sums a 1 +a 2 +… + a n instead of infinite sums a 1 + a 2 +…. However, this is just the difference between potential and actual infinity.


Power Series Zeta Function Infinite Series Algebraic Function Geometric Series 


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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 2002

Authors and Affiliations

  • John Stillwell
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  1. 1.Department of MathematicsUniversity of San FranciscoSan FranciscoUSA

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