MATH-UA 122 - Spring 2018 - Exam 2 (Version A)
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SR 1 (4 points)
SR 2 (6 points)
SR 3 (3 points)
SR 4 (3 points)
SR 5 (9 points)
SR 6 (16 points)
SR 7 (9 points)
LR 8 (25 points)
LR 9 (10 points)
LR 10 (15 points)
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Short Response (50 points)
1. Consider the following alternating series:
I.
∞∑
n=4
(−1)n

2n
n

n− 3 II.
∞∑
n=1
(−1)n 1
(n+

n)3/2
III.
∞∑
n=4
(−1)n 1√
n− 3
II, III, or none)
(a) The series converges absolutely:
(b) The series converges conditionally:
(c) The series diverges:
2. Show whether the following sequences are increasing, decreasing, or non-monotonic. Justify
(a) an =
1
2n+ 1
n = 1, 2, 3, . . .
(b) an =
3n− 1
5n+ 3
n = 1, 2, 3, . . .
2
3. What does the series
∞∑
n=1
( e
pi
)n
converge to?
(a)
pi
pi − e
(b)
pi
pi + e
(c)
e
pi − e
(d)
e
pi + e
(e) The series diverges
4. What does the series 1− ln 2 + (ln 2)
2
2!
− (ln 2)
3
3!
+ . . . converge to?
(a) 2
(b) 1/2
(c) sin(ln 2)
(d) cos(ln 2)
(e) None of the above
5. Do the following sequences converge or diverge? Justify your work.
(a)
{
n2 cos2 n
2n
}∞
n=1
(b)
{
n

21+3n
}∞
n=1
(c)
{
n sinn
2n+ 1
}∞
n=1
3
6. Do the following series converge or diverge? Justify your work.
(a)
∞∑
n=1
ne−n
(b)
∞∑
n=1
n− 2
n

n
(c)
∞∑
n=1
(−1)n−1 e
1/n
n
(d)
∞∑
n=3
1
n lnn ln(lnn)
4
7. Find the interval and radius of convergence of the following series.
(a)
∞∑
n=1
n2xn
2 · 4 · 6 · · · · · (2n)
(b)
∞∑
n=2
xn
n(lnn)2
5
Longer Response (50 points)
8. Find the power series representation of f(x) about x = 0, and determine the radius of con-
vergence.
(a) f(x) =
1
x2 + 5x+ 6
6
(b) f(x) = ln
[
(1 + x)(1 + x2)
]
7
9. Use series to evaluate the limit.
(a) lim
x→0
sinx− x
2x3
(b) lim
x→0
1− cosx
1 + x− ex
8
10. Consider the function f(x) = x2 sin(x3)
(a) Find the Maclaurin series of f(x).
(b) Calculate

f(x) dx
9
(c) Approximate
∫ 1
0
f(x) dx with error less than 10−3
10