ratio test

noun Mathematics.

the theorem that a given infinite series converges if the absolute value of the ratio of the term succeeding the nth term to the nth term approaches a limit less than 1 as n increases without bound.

Nearby words

  1. rating nut,
  2. ratingen,
  3. ratiné,
  4. ratio,
  5. ratio scale,
  6. ratiocinate,
  7. ratiocination,
  8. ratiometer,
  9. ration,
  10. rational

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