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A tree in the Amazon rain forest grows an average of 2.3cm per week. Write a sequence that represents the weekly height of the tree over the course of 1 year if it is 7 meters tall today. Write a recursive formula for the sequence.

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    let's make x the number of weeks. What would you multiply x by i this formula?

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    52

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    ummm no that's the number of weeks in a year.

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    52 weeks are in a year

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    yes that's what I said.

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    x is the changing variable in this case.

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    What is changing about the tree?

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    the 2.3 cm?

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    yes correct. So you multiply x by 2.3cm Now initially we have the tree at 7 meters. So we have to add it to the formular 7meters + x*2.3cm=y where y is the height of the tree after a certain number of weeks You can convert all the values to the same SI unit like turn cm into meters or meters into cm so that everything is the same

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    ok thanks for helping

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