telescopic series

telescopic series

[¦tel·ə‚skäp·ik ′sir‚ēz]
(mathematics)
The series whose n th term is 1/[(k + n- 1) (k + n)] = [1/(k + n- 1)] - [1/(k + n)], where k is not zero or a negative integer, and whose sum is 1/ k.
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11,00 m length, 6 telescopic series with benches,incl.