The following GMAT Problem Solving question tests your understanding of how to find the sum of an arithmetico-geometric series. This is a difficult question and you should expect something along these lines if you are scoring Q49+ on the GMAT quantitative section.

The limiting sum of the infinite series

$$ \dfrac{1}{2} + \dfrac{3}{4} + \dfrac{5}{8} + \dfrac{7}{16} + \dfrac{9}{32} + \ldots $$

whose $n$-th term is $\dfrac{2n-1}{2^n}$ is:

- $\quad \dfrac{5}{2}$
- $\quad 3$
- $\quad \dfrac{7}{2}$
- $\quad \dfrac{15}{4}$
- $\quad 4$

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