#### Chapters

Chapter 2: Relations

Chapter 3: Functions

Chapter 4: Measurement of Angles

Chapter 5: Trigonometric Functions

Chapter 6: Graphs of Trigonometric Functions

Chapter 7: Values of Trigonometric function at sum or difference of angles

Chapter 8: Transformation formulae

Chapter 9: Values of Trigonometric function at multiples and submultiples of an angle

Chapter 10: Sine and cosine formulae and their applications

Chapter 11: Trigonometric equations

Chapter 12: Mathematical Induction

Chapter 13: Complex Numbers

Chapter 14: Quadratic Equations

Chapter 15: Linear Inequations

Chapter 16: Permutations

Chapter 17: Combinations

Chapter 18: Binomial Theorem

Chapter 19: Arithmetic Progression

Chapter 20: Geometric Progression

Chapter 21: Some special series

Chapter 22: Brief review of cartesian system of rectangular co-ordinates

Chapter 23: The straight lines

Chapter 24: The circle

Chapter 25: Parabola

Chapter 26: Ellipse

Chapter 27: Hyperbola

Chapter 28: Introduction to three dimensional coordinate geometry

Chapter 29: Limits

Chapter 30: Derivatives

Chapter 31: Mathematical reasoning

Chapter 32: Statistics

Chapter 33: Probability

#### RD Sharma Mathematics Class 11

## Chapter 21: Some special series

#### Chapter 21: Some special series solutions [Page 10]

1^{3 }+ 3^{3 }+ 5^{3} + 7^{3} + ...

2^{2} + 4^{2} + 6^{2} + 8^{2} + ...

1.2.5 + 2.3.6 + 3.4.7 + ...

1.2.4 + 2.3.7 +3.4.10 + ...

1 + (1 + 2) + (1 + 2 + 3) + (1 + 2 + 3 + 4) + ...

1 × 2 + 2 × 3 + 3 × 4 + 4 × 5 + ...

3 × 1^{2} + 5 ×2^{2} + 7 × 3^{2} + ...

Find the sum of the series whose nth term is:

2n^{2} − 3n + 5

Find the sum of the series whose nth term is:

2n^{3} + 3n^{2} − 1

Find the sum of the series whose nth term is:

n^{3} − 3^{n}

Find the sum of the series whose nth term is:

n (n + 1) (n + 4)

Find the sum of the series whose nth term is:

(2n − 1)^{2}

Find the 20^{th} term and the sum of 20 terms of the series 2 × 4 + 4 × 6 + 6 × 8 + ...

#### Chapter 21: Some special series solutions [Page 18]

3 + 5 + 9 + 15 + 23 + ...

2 + 5 + 10 + 17 + 26 + ...

1 + 3 + 7 + 13 + 21 + ...

3 + 7 + 14 + 24 + 37 + ...

1 + 3 + 6 + 10 + 15 + ...

1 + 4 + 13 + 40 + 121 + ...

4 + 6 + 9 + 13 + 18 + ...

2 + 4 + 7 + 11 + 16 + ...

\[\frac{1}{1 . 4} + \frac{1}{4 . 7} + \frac{1}{7 . 10} + . . .\]

\[\frac{1}{1 . 6} + \frac{1}{6 . 11} + \frac{1}{11 . 14} + \frac{1}{14 . 19} + . . . + \frac{1}{(5n - 4) (5n + 1)}\]

#### Chapter 21: Some special series solutions [Pages 18 - 19]

Write the sum of the series 2 + 4 + 6 + 8 + ... + 2n.

Write the sum of the series 1^{2} − 2^{2} + 3^{2} − 4^{2} + 5^{2} − 6^{2} + ... + (2n − 1)^{2} − (2n)^{2}.

Write the sum to *n* terms of a series whose *r*^{th} term is *r* + 2^{r}.

If \[\sum^n_{r = 1} r = 55, \text{ find } \sum^n_{r = 1} r^3\] .

If the sum of first *n* even natural numbers is equal to *k* times the sum of first *n* odd natural numbers, then write the value of *k*.

Write the sum of 20 terms of the series \[1 + \frac{1}{2}(1 + 2) + \frac{1}{3}(1 + 2 + 3) + . . . .\]

Write the 50th term of the series 2 + 3 + 6 + 11 + 18 + ...

Let *S*_{n} denote the sum of the cubes of first n natural numbers and s_{n} denote the sum of first n natural numbers. Then, write the value of \[\sum^n_{r = 1} \frac{S_r}{s_r}\] .

#### Chapter 21: Some special series solutions [Pages 19 - 20]

The sum to n terms of the series \[\frac{1}{\sqrt{1} + \sqrt{3}} + \frac{1}{\sqrt{3} + \sqrt{5}} + \frac{1}{\sqrt{5} + \sqrt{7}} + . . . . + . . . .\] is

\[\sqrt{2n + 1}\]

\[\frac{1}{2}\sqrt{2n + 1}\]

\[\sqrt{2n + 1} - 1\]

\[\frac{1}{2}\left\{ \sqrt{2n + 1} - 1 \right\}\]

The sum of the series

\[\frac{1}{\log_2 4} + \frac{1}{\log_4 4} + \frac{1}{\log_8 4} + . . . . + \frac{1}{\log_2^n 4}\] is

\[\frac{n (n + 1)}{2}\]

\[\frac{n (n + 1) (2n + 1)}{12}\]

\[\frac{n (n + 1)}{4}\]

none of these

The value of \[\sum^n_{r = 1} \left\{ (2r - 1) a + \frac{1}{b^r} \right\}\] is equal to

\[a n^2 + \frac{b^{n - 1} - 1}{b^{n - 1} (b - 1)}\]

\[a n^2 + \frac{b^n - 1}{b^n (b - 1)}\]

\[a n^3 + \frac{b^{n - 1} - 1}{b^n (b - 1)}\]

none of these

If ∑ n = 210, then ∑ n^{2} =

2870

2160

2970

none of these

If *S*_{n} = \[\sum^n_{r = 1} \frac{1 + 2 + 2^2 + . . . \text { Sum to r terms }}{2^r}\], then *S*_{n} is equal to

2

^{n}− n − 1\[1 - \frac{1}{2^n}\]

\[n - 1 + \frac{1}{2^n}\]

2

^{n}− 1

If \[1 + \frac{1 + 2}{2} + \frac{1 + 2 + 3}{3} + . . . .\] to n terms is S, then S is equal to

\[\frac{n (n + 3)}{4}\]

\[\frac{n (n + 2)}{4}\]

\[\frac{n (n + 1) (n + 2)}{6}\]

n

^{2}

Sum of n terms of the series \[\sqrt{2} + \sqrt{8} + \sqrt{18} + \sqrt{32} +\] ....... is

\[\frac{n (n + 1)}{2}\]

2n (n + 1)

\[\frac{n (n + 1)}{\sqrt{2}}\]

1

The sum of 10 terms of the series \[\sqrt{2} + \sqrt{6} + \sqrt{18} +\] .... is

\[121 (\sqrt{6} + \sqrt{2})\]

\[243 (\sqrt{3} + 1)\]

\[\frac{121}{\sqrt{3} - 1}\]

\[242 (\sqrt{3} - 1)\]

The sum of the series 1^{2} + 3^{2} + 5^{2} + ... to n terms is

\[\frac{n (n + 1) (2n + 1)}{2}\]

\[\frac{n (2n - 1) (2n + 1)}{3}\]

\[\frac{(n - 1 )^2 (2n + 1)}{6}\]

\[\frac{(2n + 1 )^3}{3}\]

The sum of the series \[\frac{2}{3} + \frac{8}{9} + \frac{26}{27} + \frac{80}{81} +\] to n terms is

\[n - \frac{1}{2}( 3^{- n} - 1)\]

\[n - \frac{1}{2}(1 - 3^{- n} )\]

\[n + \frac{1}{2}( 3^n - 1)\]

\[n - \frac{1}{2}( 3^n - 1)\]

## Chapter 21: Some special series

#### RD Sharma Mathematics Class 11

#### Textbook solutions for Class 11

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