How do I solve: lim n-->inf (2n+1)!/(2n+3)!?

originally, it was the sum of the series (from 0-inf) of (-1)^n/(2n+1)!

I need to find if it's converging absolutely or conditionally so I proved it converged using the alternating series test and I thought of using the ratio test to prove that it either diverges or converges and got stuck at the part above. Any advice?

2 Answers

  • Tex-s
    Lv 5
    8 years ago

    not explicit but as n increases, say to 100....

    you get

    21! / 23! or 1 / (202 * 203) ---> 0

  • Anonymous
    8 years ago


    (2n+1)! will cancel.


    That goes to 0, woo. But there's no need to prove it in multiple ways.

    And technically it should be negative since (-1)^(n+1)/(-1)^(n)= -1

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