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Define ak recursively by a1 = 1 and
ak = (−1)k

1 + k sin


ak−1, k > 1.
Prove that
=1 ak converges absolutely.
Since this problem is an analysis problem, please be sure to be rigorous.

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Absolute convergence is proven for an infinie series of real numbers.

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We have to consider the series:

First of all from the given information that a1=1, we see that for k>1:

and then it turns out that:

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