A Calculus Exam Misprint (Solved)

Summary: A misprint from a calculus exam yields a problem that possibly cannot be answered by currently known methods. Specifically, the exam question asked whether the series $\sum_{n=1}^{\infty} \frac{(2 + \sin n)^n}{3^n \, n}$ converges.

Classification: Primary, classical analysis; Secondary, sequences and series

Michael Renardy
Department of Mathematics
Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, VA 24061-0123
e-mail: renardym@math.vt.edu Albert Stadler
Buchenrain 61
8704 Herrliberg
Switzerland
e-mail: albert.stadler@ubs.com

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