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January 26th, 2018, 03:55 AM  #1 
Member Joined: Jan 2016 From: Blackpool Posts: 97 Thanks: 2  absolute convergence of complex series.
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, 06:31 AM  #2 
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January 26th, 2018, 08:00 AM  #3 
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$z_{n+1} < \alpha z_n$ makes no sense in the complex plane.

January 26th, 2018, 09:01 AM  #4 
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Not canonically at least. But I'm sure the OP can fix this small issue. 
January 26th, 2018, 12:29 PM  #5 
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