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What does "M" stand for in Weierstrass M-Test?

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The M stands for majorant.

In german it is also called Weierstraßsches Majorantenkriterium.

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Thanks.. – boj54 Feb 19 '11 at 13:52
@boj54: You are welcome. You have asked 3 questions so far and all of them have been answered. You might want to consider accepting the answers to your questions. – Rasmus Feb 19 '11 at 13:54
sorry... I was not aware that i have to do it... – boj54 Feb 19 '11 at 14:25
@boj54: No problem! – Rasmus Feb 19 '11 at 14:47

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