A community for students.
Here's the question you clicked on:
 0 viewing
yasmeenabutineh
 3 years ago
Using complete sentences, explain the difference between an exponential function and a geometric series.
yasmeenabutineh
 3 years ago
Using complete sentences, explain the difference between an exponential function and a geometric series.

This Question is Closed

shanny475
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0you can just google that you know

jim_thompson5910
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.14An exponential function is very similar to a geometric series, but you can plug in noninteger inputs into an exponential function (whereas you cannot with a geometric series)

jim_thompson5910
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.14Example of an exponential function: f(x) = 2^x Example of a geometric sequence: a[n] = 2^n In the first, you can plug in ANY real number. In the second, you can only plug in positive integers.

jim_thompson5910
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.14So the first is continuous, and the second is discrete.

adilalvi
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0A Geometric function has variable number of terms, based on the argument. It also has a discrete graph. It may follow an exponential curve. An Exponential function is a function of a constant number of exponential terms. It is a continuous curve; the exponents are from the set of real numbers
Ask your own question
Sign UpFind more explanations on OpenStudy
Your question is ready. Sign up for free to start getting answers.
spraguer
(Moderator)
5
→ View Detailed Profile
is replying to Can someone tell me what button the professor is hitting...
23
 Teamwork 19 Teammate
 Problem Solving 19 Hero
 Engagement 19 Mad Hatter
 You have blocked this person.
 ✔ You're a fan Checking fan status...
Thanks for being so helpful in mathematics. If you are getting quality help, make sure you spread the word about OpenStudy.