harmonic series

noun
Updated on: 11 Sep 2017

Definition of harmonic series

:an infinite series in which the first term is 1 and the kth term consists of a fraction with the numerator being 1 and the denominator being k raised to the exponent x and which diverges when x is greater than or equal to 0 and less than or equal to 1 and converges when x is greater than 1

First Known Use of harmonic series

1866


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