geometric series

noun

: a series (such as 1 + x + x2 + x3 + … ) whose terms form a geometric progression

Word History

First Known Use

circa 1909, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of geometric series was circa 1909

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“Geometric series.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/geometric%20series. Accessed 14 Jun. 2024.

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