# Series – Edexcel FP1

#### 5. Series – Edexcel Further Pure Mathematics 1 (FP1)

What students need to learn:
Summation of simple finite series.
Students should be able to sum series such as

$$\displaystyle\sum_{r=1}^n r , \displaystyle\sum_{r=1}^n r^2 , \displaystyle\sum_{r=1}^n r(r^2 + 2) .$$

The method of differences is not required.