# Science:Infinite Series Module/Units/Unit 2/2.3 The Alternating Series Test

## What This Lesson Covers

In this lesson we will only introduce the alternating series test.

## Learning Objectives

After reading this lesson and completing a sufficient number of exercices on paper, you should be able to

- recognize whether a given infinite series is an alternating series, and
- use the alternating series test to determine if a given infinite series converges or diverges.

## Topics

- Introduction to the Alternating Series Test
- The Alternating Series Test
- A Simple Ratio Test Example
- Final Thoughts on the Alternating Series Test