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anonymous
 3 years ago
Write a recursive formula for the sequence 7, 4, 1, –2, –5, .... Then find the next term. (1 point)
an = an–1 – 3, where a1 = –8; 7
an = an–1 – 3, where a1 = 7; –8
an = an–1 + 3, where a1 = –3; 22
an = an–1 + 3, where a1 = 7; –8
anonymous
 3 years ago
Write a recursive formula for the sequence 7, 4, 1, –2, –5, .... Then find the next term. (1 point) an = an–1 – 3, where a1 = –8; 7 an = an–1 – 3, where a1 = 7; –8 an = an–1 + 3, where a1 = –3; 22 an = an–1 + 3, where a1 = 7; –8

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amistre64
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2whats the first term of the sequence?

amistre64
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2then that narrows it down to two options right? what more can we gather from it?

amistre64
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2are the terms in the sequence getting bigger or smaller?

amistre64
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2then that should help us pinpoint a solution: we need it to start at 7 and have a next value smaller than 5

amistre64
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2lol, you edited that 3 to a 8 didnt you

amistre64
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2im sure option B gave us 7;3 when i first read it. but in any case we are still starting at 7, and getting progressively smaller each time ... meaning we are subtracting from the previous term

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so 7  4 , 4  1 , etc ?

amistre64
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2lets start at 7 7 the next terms is 7  3 right? 4 the next term is 4  3 right? 1 the next term is 1  3 right? 2 etc ....

amistre64
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2these old eyes of mine can be tricky, but it does appear the B matches the setup correctly

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Aw Its Ok ! :) Thank You For Walking Me Through It !
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