   Chapter 13.1, Problem 60E ### Algebra and Trigonometry (MindTap ...

4th Edition
James Stewart + 2 others
ISBN: 9781305071742

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Section ### Algebra and Trigonometry (MindTap ...

4th Edition
James Stewart + 2 others
ISBN: 9781305071742
Textbook Problem

# 55-60 Evaluating a Sum Use a graphing calculator to evaluate the sum. ∑ n = 1 100 ( − 1 ) n n

To determine

To find:

The sum n=1100(1)nn using graphing calculator

Explanation

Using the sum feature and sequence feature to work with a general summation

On the calculator, interpret a summation as

n=1kf(n)=sum(seq(f(n),n,1,k,1))

Step 1. Turn on the graphing calculator

Step 2. Press 2nd and STAT keys on the calculator. Next Press MATH then sum( and press enter

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