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n an
1 4
2 12
3 28
4 60
Which recursive equation represents the pattern?
an = an – 1 + 2n
an = an – 1 + 2(n + 1)
an = an – 1 + 2n + 1
an = an – 1 + 2n + 1
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HELP!! n an 1 4 2 12 3 28 4 60 Which recursive equation represents the pattern? an = an – 1 + 2n an = an – 1 + 2(n + 1) an = an – 1 + 2n + 1 an = an – 1 + 2n + 1
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Helper93Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
All you need to do is to plug in both a and an and see which one is equal.
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AGummiBear55Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
yeah, but what is the equation?
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mathstudent55Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
12  4 = 8 28  12 = 16 60  28 = 32 Why are the third and fourth choices equal?
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Helper93Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
You find which one is the right one by trying every equation till you get both sides equal.
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mathstudent55Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Are some n's and (n1)'s subscripts and exponents?
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AGummiBear55Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I'm still a lot confused on what the heck to do...
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AGummiBear55Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
@mathstudent55 What do I subtract 60 by?
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AGummiBear55Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Grr.. Im so confused!! :/
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mathstudent55Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
n an 1 4 2 12 4 + 8 4 + 2^3 3 28 12 + 16 12 + 2^4 4 60 28 + 32 28 + 2^5 Do you see a pattern? Each term, an, is obtained by adding the previous term to 2 to the power n + 1
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mathstudent55Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
The way you wrote the choices makes no sense. There must be some exponents and subscripts there. You wrote everything as if it were simple numbers.
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mathstudent55Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
dw:1357592071491:dw
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mathstudent55Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
None of the choices you gave represent the recursive rule. Also, the third and fourth choices in your post are the same.
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AGummiBear55Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
oops, sorry about that. :/
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mathstudent55Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Look at last choice. It's what I wrote. Look again at the pattern I wrote, and see how I arrived at choice #4
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