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Single Variable Calculus: Concepts...

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James Stewart
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ISBN: 9781337687805
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Single Variable Calculus: Concepts...

4th Edition
James Stewart
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781337687805

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Chapter F, Problem 15E
To determine

To write: The sum 2+4+6+8++2n in sigma notation.

Expert Solution

Answer to Problem 15E

The sum 2+4+6+8++2n expressed in sigma notation as i=1n2i.

Explanation of Solution

Definition used:

If am,am+1,...,an are real numbers and m and n are integers such that mn, then i=mnai=am+am+1+am+2++an1+an.

Calculation:

Here, the sum 2+4+6+8++2n is the sum of n numbers and number is of the form ii+1, where i varies from 1 to n.

Thus, by the above definition the sum 2+4+6+8++2n expressed as follows.

2+4+6+8++2n=i=1n2i

Thus, the sum 2+4+6+8++2n expressed in sigma notation as i=1n2i.

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