alternating series

An alternating seriesMathworldPlanetmath is a series of the form




where (an) is a non-negative sequence. Loosely, this is just a series where the “alternate” between positive and negative.

For convergence issues, see the following entry: alternating series testMathworldPlanetmath (

Title alternating series
Canonical name AlternatingSeries
Date of creation 2013-03-22 12:27:05
Last modified on 2013-03-22 12:27:05
Owner mathcam (2727)
Last modified by mathcam (2727)
Numerical id 6
Author mathcam (2727)
Entry type Definition
Classification msc 40-00
Synonym alternating series test
Related topic LeibnizsTheorem
Related topic ProofOfLeibnizsTheorem
Related topic AlternatingSeriesTest