Like what you saw?
Start your free trial and get immediate access to:
Watch 1-minute preview of this video

or

Get immediate access to:
Your video will begin after this quick intro to Brightstorm.

Series and Summation Notation - Problem 6 260 views

If a number pattern is geometric or arithmetic, then we have formulas to use as shortcuts for finding the sums. However, if the pattern is neither geometric nor arithmetic, then you could find the sum by finding each term using brute force, or you could try what we do here- there are shortcut formulas that you can use for quadratic, linear, and constant pieces of a sum.

Transcript Coming Soon!

Stuck on a Math Problem?

Ask Genie for a step-by-step solution