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ridgeboy36
 3 years ago
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
ridgeboy36
 3 years ago
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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Skaematik
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1a= first term r = ratio between consecutive terms n = number of terms

ridgeboy36
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Can anybody solve this??

geoffb
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Yeah, use @Skaematik's formula. Just plug in what you know.

geoffb
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1To get \(r\), what are you multiplying between each term?

ridgeboy36
 3 years ago
Best 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

geoffb
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.11 times what gives you 4? 4 times what gives you 16?

geoffb
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Well, 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.

geoffb
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Why don't you think 4096 is correct?

ridgeboy36
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0because i thought it would have came out positive to 4,096 but i got 4,096

ridgeboy36
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ohh thank you both of you @geoffb @Skaematik
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