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marcybaby
 one year ago
Find the general term an for the geometric sequence a1=3 and a2=6?
marcybaby
 one year ago
Find the general term an for the geometric sequence a1=3 and a2=6?

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marcybaby
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0\[a_{1}=3 and a_{2}=6\]

RadEn
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0use the formula : an = a1 r^(n1) with a1 is given 3 and to get the ratio(r), defined r = a2/a1 = 6/3 = 2 therefore, an = a1 * r^(n1) an = 3 * (2)^(n1) dw:1367598379663:dw

marcybaby
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so that's the answer? @RadEn I'm confused

nincompoop
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0it is not the answer, rather hint as how to solve the problem.

marcybaby
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ahhh!! i'm so lost and confused!! @nincompoop

waterineyes
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Can you find here the common ratio "r" ??

waterineyes
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1So, general term can be found as: \[\large \color{green}{a_n = a \cdot r^{n1}}\]

waterineyes
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1a = 3 and r = 2.. Plug in and find..

waterineyes
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Yep, this is the general term you require...

marcybaby
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0okay, but I am stuck here. I dont what is the next step

waterineyes
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Hey, this is the required answer, you can't solve it further..

marcybaby
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so this cant get be simplified any more?

waterineyes
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1\[\large a_n = 3\cdot (2)^{n1}\]

marcybaby
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0okay... how come tho? 6^n1 looks like an ideal answer to me.

waterineyes
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1You cannot multiply \(3\) with \((2)^{n1}\)

marcybaby
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ohhhhhhhhhhh!!!!!!!!!! duh!! now i get it! my brain hurts been studing all week.

marcybaby
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0thank you for your time and patience

waterineyes
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1You are welcome dear..
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