What is harmonic progression and what is a harmonic mean?

Asked by  | 6th Apr, 2009, 09:41: PM

Expert Answer:

Harmonic Progression: A sequence of quantities whose reciprocals form an arithmetic progression.

Harmonic Mean: The mean of n numbers expressed as the reciprocal of the arithmetic mean of the reciprocals of     the numbers.

The harmonic mean H of the positive real numbers x1, x2, ..., xn is defined to be

Harmonic mean of two numbers is x1 and x2 can be written as,

 

Answered by  | 7th Apr, 2009, 04:16: PM

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