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Unformatted text preview: adams (bda255) – HW12 – Radin – (56635) 1 This printout should have 22 questions. Multiplechoice questions may continue on the next column or page – find all choices before answering. 001 (part 1 of 3) 10.0 points If the n th partial sum of ∑ ∞ n = 1 a n is S n = 2 n − 3 n + 1 , (i) what is a 1 ? 1. a 1 = − 1 2 correct 2. a 1 = 1 2 3. a 1 = 2 4. a 1 = 5 2 5. a 1 = − 5 2 Explanation: Since a 1 = S 1 , a 1 = − 1 2 . 002 (part 2 of 3) 10.0 points (ii) What is a n for n > 1? 1. a n = 5 n ( n + 1) correct 2. a n = 5 n 2 3. a n = 1 n 2 4. a n = 1 n ( n + 1) 5. a n = 5 n ( n − 1) 6. a n = 1 n ( n − 1) Explanation: Since S n = a 1 + a 2 + ··· + a n , we see that a n = S n − S n − 1 . But S n = 2 n − 3 n + 1 = 2( n + 1) − 5 n + 1 = 2 − 5 n + 1 . Consequently, a n = 5 n − 5 n + 1 = 5 n ( n + 1) for all n > 1. 003 (part 3 of 3) 10.0 points (iii) What is the sum ∑ ∞ n = 1 a n ? 1. sum = 5 2. sum = 2 correct 3. sum = 3 4. sum = 4 5. sum = 6 Explanation: By definition sum = lim n →∞ S n = lim n →∞ parenleftBig 2 n − 3 n + 1 parenrightBig . Thus sum = 2 . 004 10.0 points Determine whether the series ∞ summationdisplay n =1 7 − n 8 n +1 is convergent or divergent. If it is convergent, find its sum. 1. 82 adams (bda255) – HW12 – Radin – (56635) 2 2. 56 3. 37 4. 40 5. divergent correct Explanation: ∞ summationdisplay n =1 7 − n 8 n +1 = ∞ summationdisplay n =1 8 parenleftbigg 8 7 parenrightbigg n . Since 8 7 > 1, the series is divergent. 005 10.0 points Find the sum of the series ∞ summationdisplay n = 0 (4 x − 3) n 2 n for those values of x for which it converges. 1. sum = − 2 1 − 4 x 2. sum = 5 − 4 x 2 3. sum = − 2 1 + 4 x 4. sum = 2 5 + 4 x 5. sum = − 1 + 4 x 2 6. sum = 2 5 − 4 x correct Explanation: When the geometric series ∑ ∞ n =0 ar n con verges it has sum = a 1 − r . Now for the given series, a = 1 , r = 4 x − 3 2 , Consequently, it has sum = 1 1 − 4 x − 3 2 = 2 5 − 4 x . 006 10.0 points Find the sum of the infinite series tan 2 θ − tan 4 θ + tan 6 θ + ... + ( − 1) n − 1 tan 2 n θ + ... whenever the series converges. 1. sum = sin 2 θ correct 2. sum = − cos 2 θ 3. sum = cos 2 θ 4. sum = − sin 2 θ 5. sum = tan 2 θ Explanation: For general θ the series tan 2 θ − tan 4 θ + tan 6 θ + ... + ( − 1) n − 1 tan 2 n θ + ... is an infinite geometric series whose common ratio is − tan 2 θ . Since the initial term in this series is tan 2 θ , its sum is thus given by tan 2 θ 1 + tan 2 θ = tan 2 θ sec 2 θ . Consequently sum = sin 2 θ . 007 10.0 points A business executive realizes that he is out of shape so he begins an exercise program in adams (bda255) – HW12 – Radin – (56635) 3 which he jogs daily and each day thereafter jogs 7% more miles than he did on the previ ous day. The program will be complete when he has jogged a total of at least 66 miles. If he jogs 5 miles on the first day, what is the mini mum number of days he will have to exercise...
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This note was uploaded on 04/30/2009 for the course M 408 L taught by Professor Cepparo during the Spring '08 term at University of Texas.
 Spring '08
 Cepparo
 Calculus

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