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January 26th, 2018, 04:55 AM  #1 
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Let $z_{n}$ be a complex series such that $\frac{z_{n+1}}{z_{n}}$ tends to $x$ as n tends to infinity where x<1. Show $z_{n}$ converges absolutely.

January 26th, 2018, 07:31 AM  #2 
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January 26th, 2018, 09:00 AM  #3 
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$z_{n+1} < \alpha z_n$ makes no sense in the complex plane.

January 26th, 2018, 10:01 AM  #4 
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Not canonically at least. But I'm sure the OP can fix this small issue. 
January 26th, 2018, 01:29 PM  #5 
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