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madisonmaruhnich94

  • 3 years ago

Is the sequence 3, 12, 36, ... a geometric sequence? Explain.

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  1. Mikael
    • 3 years ago
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    no

  2. madisonmaruhnich94
    • 3 years ago
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    why?

  3. moser90
    • 3 years ago
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    no, 12/3=4, but 36/12=3. since these quotients are not equal, there is not a common ratio.

  4. Mikael
    • 3 years ago
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    The definition of geom series is that the RATIO of adjacent numbers is CONSTANT

  5. Mikael
    • 3 years ago
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    so @madisonmaruhnich94 do you have this ratio constant here ?

  6. Mikael
    • 3 years ago
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    12/3 = ? and 36/12 = ?

  7. madisonmaruhnich94
    • 3 years ago
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    12/3=4 and 36/12=3

  8. Mikael
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    so what doy conclude ?

  9. madisonmaruhnich94
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    there not equal so there for there not a common ratio

  10. Mikael
    • 3 years ago
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    Yeap

  11. Mikael
    • 3 years ago
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    soo ?

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