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The sequence an = 2, 4, 8, 16, 32, ... is the same as the sequence a1 = 2, an = 2an - 1. A.True B.False

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  1. sai1234 Group Title
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    let n=1 just check a1=2a1-1 u can find answer

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  2. amistre64 Group Title
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    is the now term, twice the last term?

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  3. CaitlinH Group Title
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    i dont understand

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  4. amistre64 Group Title
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    do you know how to generate a sequance of numbers?

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  5. CaitlinH Group Title
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    not really

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  6. amistre64 Group Title
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    the terms of the sequence here are named: a1 a2 a3 a4 a5 right?

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  7. CaitlinH Group Title
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    ok

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    and they have certain values: a1 =2 a2 =4 a3 =8 a4 =16 a5 =32 right?

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  9. CaitlinH Group Title
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    yea

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    so we have to compare this to the rule given to see if it matches up; the first part of the rule asks; does a1=2

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  11. CaitlinH Group Title
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    ok how do i do that

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  12. amistre64 Group Title
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    you look at the list and see if a1 is equal to 2 to start off with .....

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  13. CaitlinH Group Title
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    ok then what will i do

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  14. amistre64 Group Title
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    then you will compare the rule that states how each new term is formed from the the one before it and see if that matches

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  15. amistre64 Group Title
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    for example; when n=2, what does n-1 equal?

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  16. CaitlinH Group Title
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    would the answer be false?

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  17. amistre64 Group Title
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    maybe, but we havent finished checking to see if it matches the rules .....

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  18. smileyxl3 Group Title
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    The answer is true

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