alternating-series-test-estimating-series-sum-w-error-of-sums-5-examples

# Interactive video lesson plan for: Alternating Series Test & Estimating Series Sum w/ Error of Sums 5 Examples

#### Activity overview:

I introduce the Alternating Series Test to determine if a series converges or diverges. The three examples start at 4:44 9:32 15:10

We then discuss how to estimate the sum of an alternating series with the partial sum, and discuss the error of this estimate. Examples at 27:06 and 36:47

We also determine how many terms we need in our partial sum estimate to be within a given maximum error at 41:31

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