6
$\begingroup$

What is a closed form for

$$ \lim_{n\to-\infty}\sum_{i=n}^{\infty}\frac{x^{2^i}(x^{2^i}-1)}{(x^{2^{i+2}}+1)} $$

The series has the form:

$$... \frac{x^{\frac{1}{4}}(x^{\frac{1}{4}}-1)}{x+1} + \frac{x^{\frac{1}{2}}(x^{\frac{1}{2}}-1)}{x^{2}+1} + \frac{x(x-1)}{x^4+1} +\frac{x^2(x^2-1)}{x^8+1} ... $$

Among other things the closed form satisfies

$$g(x) = g\left(\sqrt{x}\right)$$

where we select the principal square root.

$\endgroup$
  • $\begingroup$ Does this even converge? $\endgroup$ – Yuriy S May 23 at 12:38

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy

Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.