Publication Date

1967

Document Type

Dissertation/Thesis

First Advisor

Beach, James W.

Degree Name

M.S. (Master of Science)

Department

Department of Mathematics

LCSH

Calculus

Abstract

One purpose of this study has been to investigate the different methods available in finding the sum of a finite number of terms of the harmonic series n/Σ/[j=1] denoted by H[sub n]. Two methods were found to sum the series H[sub n]. One method required the use of Finite Calculus techniques. The formula developed was H[sub n] = Y(n+1) + y. The other method consists of evaluating the sum as a continued fraction and finding the successive convergents...

Comments

Includes bibliographical references.

Extent

31 pages

Language

eng

Publisher

Northern Illinois University

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In Copyright

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