   Chapter 13.CR, Problem 40E ### 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

# 3 7 - 4 0 Partial Sums Find the sum ∑ m = 1 5 3 m − 2

To determine

The partial sum of m=153m2

Explanation

Approach:

The sum of first n terms of any sequence can be written as summation or sigma notation represented as .

The sigma notation used is as follows,

k=1nak=a1+a2++an

The left hand side is read as sum of ak from k=1 to k=n.

The letter k is the index of summation and replaced by integer 0, 1, 2, …, n.

Calculation:

Consider,

m=153m2

The sum of 3m2 from m=1 to m=5 is,

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