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Telescoping problem #7 answer given is not the value of n

Telescoping Problem #7: the answer of [edited out] given as correct is not the value of n: plug that in, you get .00004... The correct answer is either 21 or 22 (both answers round to .998, however 22 has the best results.

Note by Clara Maxcy
2 years, 6 months ago

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Clara, a few things:

  1. the problem as stated is correct; you should view the solutions to see why;
  2. we've edited your note to remove the correct answer - we don't want to spoil the problem for others;
  3. if you have a dispute or disagreement with a problem in the future, you should submit a dispute, as then a notice will go directly to the problem author.

Cheers! Arron Kau Staff · 2 years, 6 months ago

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@Arron Kau Looked for dispute/contact button. Was not on screen (using iPhone) problem asks for value of n. [edited out] is value of n (n+1). I agree with solution, just not with the question as worded "value of n". Thanks for your feedback. Clara Maxcy · 2 years, 6 months ago

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