## Does the improper integral converge or diverge?

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Term | Definition |
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converge | An improper integral is said to converge if the limit of the integral exists. |

diverge | An improper integral is said to diverge when the limit of the integral fails to exist. |

**How do you show that an improper integral converges?**

∫ a b f ( x ) d x = lim t → a + ∫ t b f ( x ) d x . In each case, if the limit exists, then the improper integral is said to converge. If the limit does not exist, then the improper integral is said to diverge.

**How do you know if an improper integral diverges?**

Convergence and Divergence. If the limit exists and is a finite number, we say the improper integral converges . If the limit is ±∞ or does not exist, we say the improper integral diverges .

### What is a Type 2 improper integral?

Type II Integrals An improper integral is of Type II if the integrand has an infinite discontinuity in the region of integration. Example: ∫10dx√x and ∫1−1dxx2 are of Type II, since limx→0+1√x=∞ and limx→01×2=∞, and 0 is contained in the intervals [0,1] and [−1,1].

**What is convergence and divergence in calculus?**

Every infinite sequence is either convergent or divergent. A convergent sequence has a limit — that is, it approaches a real number. A divergent sequence doesn’t have a limit.

**How do you tell if function converges or diverges?**

If we say that a sequence converges, it means that the limit of the sequence exists as n → ∞ n\to\infty n→∞. If the limit of the sequence as n → ∞ n\to\infty n→∞ does not exist, we say that the sequence diverges.

## What is a Type 1 improper integral?

An improper integral of type 1 is an integral whose interval of integration is infinite. This means the limits of integration include ∞ or −∞ or both. Remember that ∞ is a process (keep going and never stop), not a number.

**What are the different types of improper integrals?**

There are two types of improper integrals:

- The limit or (or both the limits) are infinite;
- The function has one or more points of discontinuity in the interval.