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Greciamf
 3 years ago
What are the next three terms of the sequence :
30, 14,6,2,0?
Greciamf
 3 years ago
What are the next three terms of the sequence : 30, 14,6,2,0?

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JakeV8
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1it 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?

Greciamf
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0no, I dont see it, can you explain it to me ?? please!

JakeV8
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1almost 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...

JakeV8
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.130 > 14 increases by 16 14 > 6 increases by 8 and so on...

JakeV8
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Almost.. 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 ____

Greciamf
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Ok, so.. I got that one...do ya'll know the answer to this one.....4x+16/x29 ?

JakeV8
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1I think @haleym96 is still working through it... why don't you post this as a new question?

haleym96
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1@JakeV8 So the next term is 1?

JakeV8
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1yeah, you're getting it now :) How about the next two terms?

JakeV8
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1well... 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.

JakeV8
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1hehe... 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 ?? :)

haleym96
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Haha yeah, I got it now.

JakeV8
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Good 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?

haleym96
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Just something I was trying to figure out myself.

haleym96
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1I'm doing my homework, watching tv, and doing this so it got confusing haha.

haleym96
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1@Greciamf so the next three terms are 1, 1.5, and 1.75

JakeV8
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Awesome :) glad you stuck with it... nice to see... keep it up! :)

RJV
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.030,14,6,2,0? 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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