Science:Infinite Series Module/Units/Unit 1/1.5 The Telescoping and Harmonic Series

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What This Lesson Covers

In this lesson we introduce

  • the telescopic series
  • the harmonic series

Learning Objectives

After reading this lesson and after completing a sufficient number of the problems, students should be able to

  • determine if a given series is a telescopic or harmonic series
  • calculate the sum of a telescopic series


  • Introduction: The Telescoping and Harmonic Series
  • The Harmonic Series
  • The Telescoping Series
  • Video Examples
  • Final Notes on Telescoping and Harmonic Series