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Arithmetic, Geometric & Exponential Patterns Examples Page 3

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Example 3

Find the missing number in the pattern: 3, 9, 81, ___, 43046721.

As mentioned before, there are three basic types of patterns: arithmetic, geometric, and geometric exponential. Let's try all three and see if one fits.

pattern 5

Here you can see that geometric-exponential patterns are also geometric. We can use either of these patterns to fill in the blanks.

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