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1. Are there any other names for the harmonic series????????????????

Plz help
2. Zacken
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TeeEm
3. (Original post by Gome44)
Are there any other names for the harmonic series????????????????

Plz help
1. The -series with .

2.

Any reason why you're looking for alternate names?
4. (Original post by Zacken)
1. The -series with .

2.

Any reason why you're looking for alternate names?
Secret
5. I think TeeEm has left TSR now.
6. (Original post by Gome44)
Secret
I can't think of any other names.
7. (Original post by XxKingSniprxX)
I think TeeEm has left TSR now.
wut. But he was a top lad :'(
8. Yeh sorry mate. Ain't got nothing other then what zacken wrote.
9. Sum of the reciprocals of the positive integers.
10. i think we should call it The Trickster

because it looks like it should converge....
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BUT IT DOESN'T !!!!
11. (Original post by Zacken)
1. The -series with .

2.

Any reason why you're looking for alternate names?
Actually zeta(1) is technically not the harmonic series, since zeta(s) is only defined by the p-series for Re(s)>1.
(But I don't know this for sure.)
12. (Original post by IrrationalRoot)
Actually zeta(1) is technically not the harmonic series, since zeta(s) is only defined by the p-series for Re(s)>1.
(But I don't know this for sure.)
Yeaaah, I was thinking that as well, but meh. I could've sworn I've seen used fairly frequently though. And then there's the whole zeta renormalisation thingy with zeta(1) = -1/12 so idk plus there's the whole analytical continuation thingy.
13. (Original post by Zacken)
Yeaaah, I was thinking that as well, but meh. I could've sworn I've seen used fairly frequently though. And then there's the whole zeta renormalisation thingy with zeta(1) = -1/12 so idk plus there's the whole analytical continuation thingy.
I know, it's all really complicated and technical. I was thinking it was only -1/12 by analytic continuation. Anyway, I think I'll ignore those details until uni .
14. (Original post by IrrationalRoot)
I know, it's all really complicated and technical. I was thinking it was only -1/12 by analytic continuation. Anyway, I think I'll ignore those details until uni .
Same.

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