In this tutorial students learn how to uses summation notation. The students will also verify the results with the TI-84 Plus C graphing calculator.
Virginia Standards of Learning (SOL)
SOL AII.2 & SOL AII/T.2
The student will investigate and apply the properties of arithmetic and geometric sequences and series to solve real-world problems, including writing the first n terms, finding the n th term, and evaluating summation formulas. Notation will include ∑ and an.