Given a number N, the task is to find the sum of the below series till N terms.
Input: N = 10
The sum of series 1 + 1/3 + 1/5 + 1/7 + 1/9 + 1/11 is 2.133256.
Input: N = 20
The sum of series 1 + 1/3 + 1/5 + 1/7 + … + 1/41 is 2.479674.
Approach: From the given series, find the formula for Nth term:
1st term = 1 2nd term = 1/3 3rd term = 1/5 4th term = 1/7 . . Nthe term = 1 / (2 * N - 1))
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Then iterate over numbers in the range [1, N] to find all the terms using the above formula and compute their sum.
Below is the implementation of the above approach:
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