# What is the difference between a sequence and a series?

Let us find out the difference between sequence and series.

## Answer: A sequence is a list of numbers in certain order whereas series is the sum of the sequence.

Let us see how we will find out the difference between sequence and series.

**Explanation**:

**Sequence:** A sequence is a list of numbers that are written in a certain order. For example 2, 4, 6, 8, 10, … is a sequence of numbers with a common difference of 2.

**Series:** Series is described as the sum of the sequence of numbers. For example for the above sequence of numbers the series can be written as Sn = 2 + 4 + 6 + 8 + 10 + ...