PARTSUM

Purpose:

Calculates the partial sum of a series.

Syntax:

PARTSUM(series)

series

-

A series or table.

Returns:

A series or table.

Example:

partsum({20, 15, 30, 10, 25})

 

returns a series containing the cumulative sums {20, 35, 65, 75, 100}.

Remarks:

The nth value of the output series is equal to the sum of the first n points of the input series:

 

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or by the equivalent difference equation:

 

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PARTSUM calculates the cumulative sum of a series. PARTSUM differs from integration in that the DELTAX information is not incorporated into the calculation.

 

See PARTPROD to calculate the partial product.

See Also:

CUMSUM

INTEG

PARTPROD

SUM