In mathematics, the Nth harmonic number is defined to be 1 + 1/2 + 1/3 _ 1/4 + … + 1/n.   So, the first harmonic number is 1, the second is 1.5, the third is 1.833… and so on.  Write an expression whose value is the 8th harmonic number.

In mathematics, the Nth harmonic number is defined to be 1 + 1/2 + 1/3 _ 1/4 + … + 1/n.   So, the first harmonic number is 1, the second is 1.5, the third is 1.833… and so on.  Write an expression whose value is the 8th harmonic number.

LANGUAGE: Visual Basic

CHALLENGE:

In mathematics, the Nth harmonic number is defined to be 1 + 1/2 + 1/3 _ 1/4 + … + 1/n.  
So, the first harmonic number is 1, the second is 1.5, the third is 1.833… and so on.  

Write an expression whose value is the 8th harmonic number.

SOLUTION:

 1 + 1/2 + 1/3 + 1/4 + 1/5 + 1/6 + 1/7 + 1/8


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