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Hugo Looyestijn
05/26/02 07:49am

Hello,

Why does

Limit[HarmonicNumber[n, 2], n -> Infinity]

not give an answer ( Zeta[2] or pi^2/6 ), whereas

Sum[k^-2, {k, 1, Infinity}]

does give this answer?

Thanks in advance,
Hugo Looyestijn

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