Pronunciation: /kənˈvɜrdʒ ənt/ ?

Two mathematical objects are convergent if they draw close to each other.[1] For example, a function is a convergent function if the value of the function draws close to a particular line as the value of the independent variable tends towards positive or negative infinity.[3] When a mathematical object A approaches a mathematical object B, say "A converges to B."

An infinite series is a convergent series if the series draws close to a particular value. A sequence is a convergent sequence if the limit of the sequence is a particular value.[4]

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Convergent. 2010-01-05. All Math Words Encyclopedia. Life is a Story Problem LLC.


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