`sum_(n=1)^50 n` Find the partial sum.

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The formula to find the sum of an arithmetic sequence is

`S_n=n/2(a_1+a_n)`

`S_50=50/2(1+50)`

`S_50=25(51)`

`S_50=1275` 

 

 

 

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