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# Sum of series: 1+11+111+1111...n terms is equal to

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Sum of series: 1+11+111+1111...n terms is equal to [#permalink]  11 Aug 2003, 20:57
Sum of series:
1+11+111+1111...n terms
is equal to?
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Re: Sum of series [#permalink]  11 Aug 2003, 21:35
mistdew wrote:
Sum of series:
1+11+111+1111...n terms
is equal to?

I don't think this is a fair GMAT question, but I believe the answer is:

(10(10^n - 1)/9 - n)/9
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Re: Sum of series   [#permalink] 11 Aug 2003, 21:35
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