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Unformatted text preview: Math 17 Topics for First Examination Fall, 2007 The first exam will cover Chapters 1 and 2 (through 2.5). Here is a list of items that you should know: 1. Definitions:  x  Upper ( resp . lower) bound for an interval ( resp . sequence, set) minimum ( resp . maximum) of a set inf S ( resp . sup S ) for a set S bounded interval ( resp . sequence, set) a sequence { x k } approximates x R with accuracy > x k x (or x = lim x k ) accumulation point of a sequence x k ( resp . x k  ) monotone sequence (increasing, nondecreasing, decreasing, nonincreasing) 2. Statements of named theorems, and how to use them: Triangle Inequality (for real numbers) Completeness Axiom Comparison Test for positive series Divergence Test for series BolzanoWeierstrass Theorem Alternating Series Test Squeeze Theorem 3. You should be fluent in the arithmetic of inequalities and absolute values....
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This note was uploaded on 04/27/2008 for the course CHEM 11 taught by Professor Dewald during the Fall '07 term at Tufts.
 Fall '07
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