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Those infinite small steps (Posted on 2006-10-03) Difficulty: 2 of 5
Show that 1+1/2+1/3+1/4+...is infinite.

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re: Visual calculus | Comment 4 of 8 |
(In reply to Visual calculus by Richard)

This is the other proof I had in mind. With Richard's method the terminated sum can quite nicely be approximated with the logarithm, where the error term converges toward the Euler-Mascheroni constant.
  Posted by JLo on 2006-10-03 14:28:39

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