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The sum to infinity is the sum when you get the the theoretical infinity(th) term, not when the actual numerical value of the term reaches infinity.
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The sum to infinity is the sum when you get the the theoretical infinity(th) term, not when the actual numerical value of the term reaches infinity.

ohhhhhhh so it's NOT when the sum actually totals infinity its just when you get to the 'infinitieth' term?
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ohhhhhhh so it's NOT when the sum actually totals infinity its just when you get to the 'infinitieth' term?
yeah say S5 is the sum of the first 5 terms, S(infinity) is the sum of every single term in the sequence upto the infinity(th) term
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