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Sequences and Series

Sequences and Series

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Geometric Sequences Examples

Example 1

Find the common ratio for the sequence given by 

Simplify and solve.

Example 2

Find the rule for the geometric sequence with a1 = 8 and .

Example 3

List the first four terms and the 10th term of a geometric sequence with a first term of 3 and a common ratio of .

Example 4

Determine how many terms exist in the sequence 1, 2, 4, … , 131,072.

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