Exploring Convergent and Divergent Geometric Series with Desmos

I could not find a Desmos teacher activity exploration for series, so I made my own.  Everything is better with Desmos!

This activity works best if students are already familiar with geometric sequences and series.  They are really just exploring convergent and divergent.  I instruct them to look up the words convergent and divergent in the dictionary.  I thought knowing these definitions would help it make sense.  I also included a geometric sequence and series link from Math Is Fun at the end.

Desmos Convergent and Divergent Geometric Series Activity.

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Enjoy!

3 thoughts on “Exploring Convergent and Divergent Geometric Series with Desmos

  1. This is terrific. I wish I’d had this 4 weeks ago when I was teaching this topic. Will definitely use it next year. Thanks for sharing.

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