Using rectangular regions over the graph of the  reciprocal function, the image illustrates that the harmonic numbers are bounded below by the natural logarithm, thereby establishing the divergence of the harmonic series.

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I am a mathematics faculty member at Waubonsee Community College. If you are looking for my current teaching schedule or for my class web pages, please click on the class information link above. For old class material, click on the archives link.


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Office: BDE 249
Phone: (630) 466-6698
E-mail: skifowit 'at' waubonsee 'dot' edu
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Summer 2021 Office Hours

I will not be available for most of the summer. Appointments may be available upon request.