# Averages Word Problem

What is the ratio of the fourth term to the first?

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in a hair The potential answers You'll see this a

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lot okay through this question were asked to find the

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ratio of the fourth term to the first well ratio

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is just a relationship between two numbers So to find

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the ratio between the fourth term and the first way

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no we should take the value of the fourth term

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and divide it by the value The first term which

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is given to us his act Right now all we

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have to do is find the value of the fourth

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term Well we're told after the first term acts each

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term is determined as half of the previous term plus

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four so the second term will be half of the

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first term plus four or one half x plus four

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got it Third term will be half of the second

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term plus for or simplified one fourth acts Plus it

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and the fourth term will be half the third term

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plus four for one eight seven So our ratio is

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one eighth x plus seven all over acts well change

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the fraction one eighth into decimal form which is zero

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point one two five and a correct answer is c

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point one to five acts plus seven all over axe 00:01:41.219 --> [endTime] Yeah