A community for students. Sign up today!
Here's the question you clicked on:
 0 viewing

This Question is Open

ZeHanz
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1What do you have to do with this sequence?

ZeHanz
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Maybe it's clearer to write it as: \[a_n=a_{n1}+3a_{n2}\]\[a_0=1,a_1=2\]

Sceptre12
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0its a recursive sequence

Sceptre12
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0im trying to figure it out because the way i keep solving it is apparently wrong by the book

ZeHanz
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Yes, I see that, but what is your question about it? Do you need terms of this sequence?

Sceptre12
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0yes how do you solve it

ZeHanz
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1It says: If you want to know a certain number of this sequence, you need the two numbers before it. Take the last number and add 3 times the number before it to get the new one. That is why there are two start numbers given.\[a_2=a_1+3a_0\]\[a_3=a_2+3a_1\]So you can calculate every number in the sequence. I don't understand what you mean by solve it.

Sceptre12
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Okay so if i was to do it like that then .. a2 = 2 + 3(1) = 5 right?

Sceptre12
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0is that right or wrong because my book says im wrong

ZeHanz
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1You are, because it is 5 + 3*2 = 11

Sceptre12
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0sorry about that last part but the book says

Sceptre12
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dont worry i see the mistake

Sceptre12
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0lol i never took into consideration a0 and a1 as being apart of the answer so i was so confused as to how they got 1,2,5, then 11 lol

ZeHanz
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1So a4 = 11 + 3*5 = 26 a5= 26 + 3*11 = 59 etc.

ZeHanz
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1YW! a0 and a1 are needed to give you a way to "start up"..
Ask your own question
Ask a QuestionFind more explanations on OpenStudy
Your question is ready. Sign up for free to start getting answers.
spraguer
(Moderator)
5
→ View Detailed Profile
is replying to Can someone tell me what button the professor is hitting...
23
 Teamwork 19 Teammate
 Problem Solving 19 Hero
 Engagement 19 Mad Hatter
 You have blocked this person.
 ✔ You're a fan Checking fan status...
Thanks for being so helpful in mathematics. If you are getting quality help, make sure you spread the word about OpenStudy.