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what is the 7th term of the geometric sequence 1,4,16,...? Answers to choose from.
a)16,384
b)4,096
c)4,096
d)16,384
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what is the 7th term of the geometric sequence 1,4,16,...? Answers to choose from. a)16,384 b)4,096 c)4,096 d)16,384
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SkaematikBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
\[T _{n}=ar ^{n1}\]
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SkaematikBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
a= first term r = ratio between consecutive terms n = number of terms
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ridgeboy36Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Can anybody solve this??
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geoffbBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Yeah, use @Skaematik's formula. Just plug in what you know.
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geoffbBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
To get \(r\), what are you multiplying between each term?
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ridgeboy36Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
@Skaematik are you sure the formula is right i got 4,096 and i dont believe that to be correct
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geoffbBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
1 times what gives you 4? 4 times what gives you 16?
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geoffbBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Well, the first thing to check is that it's negative. Since it's odd, and your odd terms are negative, it makes sense that it, too, is negative.
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geoffbBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Why don't you think 4096 is correct?
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ridgeboy36Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
because i thought it would have came out positive to 4,096 but i got 4,096
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ridgeboy36Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
ohh thank you both of you @geoffb @Skaematik
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