# Science:Infinite Series Module/Units/Unit 2/2.3 The Alternating Series Test/2.3.02 The Alternating Series Test

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The alternating series test is given by the following.

The Alternating Series Test |
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If the alternating series
satisfies for
then the series is convergent. |

Take care to note that this test, as its name suggests, can only be applied for the special case when successive terms alternate between positive and negative values.