Practice with Sigma Notation
and Series
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Answer the following questions pertaining to sigma notation.

1.

Find S4 for the sequence
2, 4, 6, 8, 10, 12, 14, 16, 18, 20.

Choose:

12
20
110

 

 

2.

Find S5 for the sequence:  

Choose:

-22
10
22

 

 

3.

Evaluate:  

Choose:

9
10
12

 

 

4.

Evaluate:   

Choose:

7
9

11 

 

 

5.

What is the difference between the
sum of the series
and the sum of the series
?

Choose:

3
12 
 
no difference,
     they are the
     same.

 

 

6.

Evaluate:  

Choose:

not possible
10
10x

 

 

7.

Use sigma notation to represent

3 + 6 + 9 + 12 + ...

for 28 terms.

Choose:



 

 

8.

Use sigma notation to represent

-3 + 6 - 12 + 24 - 48 + ...

for 35 terms.

Choose:



 

 

9.

Use sigma notation to represent: 

 

for n terms.

Choose:


 
both work

 

 

10.

Express the sum
7 + 14 + 21 + 28 + ... + 105
using sigma notation.

duc

Choose:

10sb
 10 sa
10sc

 


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