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Greciamf
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What are the next three terms of the sequence :
30, 14,6,2,0?
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Greciamf Group Title
What are the next three terms of the sequence : 30, 14,6,2,0?
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JakeV8 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
it looks like you increase by an amount to get to the next term... but the amount you increase changes with each term. Can you see the pattern?
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Greciamf Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
no, I dont see it, can you explain it to me ?? please!
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JakeV8 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
almost the right idea, but I think you are going the wrong direction... what are the next three terms after 0? Should be getting larger, I think...
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JakeV8 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
30 > 14 increases by 16 14 > 6 increases by 8 and so on...
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JakeV8 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Almost.. but you broke the pattern :) to get from 6 to 2, increase by 4 to get from 2 to 0, increase by 2 (half as much as last increase) So... to get from 0 to the next term, increase by ___ to get ____
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Greciamf Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Ok, so.. I got that one...do ya'll know the answer to this one.....4x+16/x29 ?
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JakeV8 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
I think @haleym96 is still working through it... why don't you post this as a new question?
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haleym96 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
@JakeV8 So the next term is 1?
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JakeV8 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
yeah, you're getting it now :) How about the next two terms?
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haleym96 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
.5 and .25
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JakeV8 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
well... those sound like the amounts of the increases, right? not the actual terms in the sequence? The term you just found was "1". So the next increase from 1 gives you the second term.
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haleym96 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
So, 1.5 and 1.25.
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JakeV8 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
hehe... so so close... Remember, it's increasing every time. So the last term given was 0, and you increased correctly by 1 to get 1. Then you increased again correctly by 0.5 to get 1.5 Finally, you increase FROM 1.5 by 0.25 to get ?? :)
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haleym96 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Haha yeah, I got it now.
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JakeV8 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Good for you... just have to concentrate and not lose focus as you work through the pattern. Was this homework for you too, or just something you were watching because it was interesting?
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haleym96 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Just something I was trying to figure out myself.
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haleym96 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
I'm doing my homework, watching tv, and doing this so it got confusing haha.
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haleym96 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
@Greciamf so the next three terms are 1, 1.5, and 1.75
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JakeV8 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Awesome :) glad you stuck with it... nice to see... keep it up! :)
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RJV Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
30,14,6,2,0? 30&14=16 14&6=8 6&2=4 2&0=2 anwers: 0&1=1 1&1 1/2=1/2 1 1/2&1 3/4=1/4 bonus: 1 3/4&1 7/8=1/8 30,14,6,2,0,1,1 1/2,1 3/4,1 7/8
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