Herschfeld's Convergence Theorem

For real, nonnegative terms x_n and real p with 0<p<1, the expression


converges iff (x_n)^(p^n) is bounded.

See also

Nested Radical

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Herschfeld, A. "On Infinite Radicals." Amer. Math. Monthly 42, 419-429, 1935.Jones, D. J. "Continued Powers and a Sufficient Condition for Their Convergence." Math. Mag. 68, 387-392, 1995.

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Herschfeld's Convergence Theorem

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