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Sequences and Series



Sequences and series involve lists of numbers and their sums. The numbers in the list may be generated by a pattern of addition, subtraction, multiplication, or division. An ordered list of numbers is called a sequence. A sequence could represent the distance a person runs each week as they train to run a race or an employee's salary over a set of years. The sum of the numbers in a sequence is a series. A series could represent all the miles a person runs while training for a race or all the money an employee earns over a set of years.

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