Troublemaker
What is the common ratio of the sequen 2,4,8,16...?
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johnny0929
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Notice the series goes up by 2x :)

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

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

rizwan_uet
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dw:1360603503030:dw

rizwan_uet
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are you not getting my point??

Troublemaker
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No not really... /:

Troublemaker
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Im trying.

johnny0929
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Basically, it's \[\frac{2nd}{1st}\]

Troublemaker
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so 4 divided by 2?

johnny0929
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yup

johnny0929
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it also equals to 8/4 and 16/8 and so on and so forth!

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

johnny0929
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Yup!

Troublemaker
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Oh thank you!

johnny0929
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no problem!