## anonymous 3 years ago What is the common ratio of the sequen 2,4,8,16...? Thanks(:

1. anonymous

Notice the series goes up by 2x :)

2. anonymous

Well l did notice that as I was typing it. But how to I find the common Ratio?

3. anonymous

take any two consective terms in this sequence and divide the higher number by the lower you will get the common ratio

4. anonymous

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5. anonymous

are you not getting my point??

6. anonymous

No not really... /:

7. anonymous

Im trying.

8. anonymous

Basically, it's $\frac{2nd}{1st}$

9. anonymous

so 4 divided by 2?

10. anonymous

yup

11. anonymous

it also equals to 8/4 and 16/8 and so on and so forth!

12. anonymous

So the common ratio would be 2....? :o

13. anonymous

Yup!

14. anonymous

Oh thank you!

15. anonymous

no problem!