RE: Small probabilities

From: Alexanian, Moorad <alexanian@uncw.edu>
Date: Mon Nov 07 2005 - 11:21:41 EST

This is clearly wrong. Sorry.

Moorad

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Subject: RE: Small probabilities

Regarding the post I just sent, the partial sum of the series with terms
1/10^ (n (n+1)/2) from n= 1 to N can be written as follows R1 + R2 times
the square root of 10, where R1 and R2 are rational numbers. Therefore,
the sum of the infinite series is an irrational number.

Moorad
Received on Mon Nov 7 11:23:00 2005

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