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I just need to know how to compute the subsequence in order to compute the cluster points.

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Can you be more specific? –  Spawn1701D Apr 11 '13 at 1:15
I was given the problem: compute the cluster points for the sequence (4n-n^(2/5))/(4((1/n)-e^n)). In order to compute a cluster point (or limit/ accumulation point) you take the limit of the subsequences. I need to understand how to find the subsequences or how to find the cluster points... –  kaitlyn Apr 11 '13 at 1:15
sorry! that was supposed to say "compute the subsequence" not computer! –  kaitlyn Apr 11 '13 at 1:20
I think your question is more about mathematics than about Mathematica, which is a software program. If so, you should probably ask this on math.stackexchange.com –  Michael E2 Apr 11 '13 at 2:37
possible duplicate of Limit of a subsequence –  Artes Apr 11 '13 at 6:28

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First define the sequence:

a[n_]= (4 n - n^(2/5))/(4 (1/n - Exp[n]))

its limit is


and gives 0. Now, if you want a specific subsequence of this sequence you can say

b[n_] = a[f[n]]

where $f$ can be for instance $f=2 n$ or $f=2n+1$.

Is this what you want?

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yes, I think that this is what I want. So my cluster/ limit point would be 0? how did you get f=2n and f=2n+1? –  kaitlyn Apr 11 '13 at 1:30
you just say a[2 n] or a[2n+1] –  Spawn1701D Apr 11 '13 at 1:34

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