# MATH 104 – Practice Midterm Exam 3 The exam will look something ```MATH 104 – Practice Midterm Exam 3
The exam will look something like this (in terms of length, type of problems etc):
1. Determine whether the integral
1
reasons clearly.
2. Let an =
3. Does
4. Does
Z
n+1
n
Z
∞
1
dx converges or diverges. State your
+ 10
x2002
1
dx. Does the sequence {an } converge? If so, what is the limit?
x
∞
X
n2
2
n=0 (n + 4)
∞
X
10n
n!
n=0
5. Suppose {an } is a sequence such that an 6= 0 for all n. Is it possible for both
and
∞
X
1
n=1
6. Does
an
an
n=1
∞
X
e2nπ
n=0
∞
X
π 3ne
converge? If it does, find the sum.
7. For which p does
∞
X
1
converge?
p
n=2 n(ln n)
∞
X
1
, by using the sum of the
4
n=1 n + 3
first ten terms. Of course, the exact error is the sum of all the terms from the 11th
∞
X
1
on, i.e.,
. Show that this error is less than 1/3000 by comparing this
4
n=11 n + 3
with the sum of 1/n4 and then by estimating this latter sum using an appropriate
integral.
8. We would like to estimate the sum of the series
9. Use the first two non-zero terms of an appropriate series to give an approximation
of
Z 1
sin(x2 ) dx.
0
Give (with explanation) an estimate of the error (difference between your approximation and the actual value of the integral).
10. Find the center and radius of convergence of the power series
√
∞
X
(−1)n 1 + n
(x − 2)n .
2
n
n=2
(In other words, find the largest open interval on which the series converges).
11. Investigate the convergence (absolute/conditional/divergence) of the series in the
preceding problem at the endpoints of its interval of convergence.
√
12. Write the second-degree Taylor polynomial
for f (x) = x centered at a = 25. Use
√
this polynomial from to estimate 26. Also, give an estimate of the error.
Here are a few extra problems to practice on:
1
Z
1. Calculate
√
x ln x dx, if it converges.
0
2. Determine whether the series
∞
X
n=1
√
n
n
n2
converges or diverges. Please explain care-
fully.
3. Does the sequence {(n2 + n)1/n } converge or diverge? If it converges, calculate its
limit.
4. Suppose {bn } is a sequence such that bn → B and {cn } is a sequence such that
cn → C. Now let {an } be the sequence given by
(
an =
bn if n is even
cn if n is odd
Supose B 6= C. Can {an } be a convergent sequence? Explain your answer carefully.
5. Let a0 = 0, an =
6. Let an =
Z
1
P
. Does the series ∞
n=0 an converge?
(1 + an−1 )n
∞
n
1
1+
(x2
+ x4 )2
dx. Does the sequence {an } converge? If so, what is
the limit?
7. Find the sum:
∞
X
2n + 1
n=1
8. Does the series
3n
∞
X
n2 ln(n)
n=1
n3 + 5
9. Determine whether the following series converges:
∞
X
ln(1 +
n=3
10. Does the series
∞
X
n!(n + 1)!
n=1
(3n)!
1
)
n2