# geo sum to infinity - confused

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7 years ago
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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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(Original post by Higgzy)
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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(Original post by ChocInABox)
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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