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xuvaze
 one year ago
Write a possible explicit rule for the nth term: 1/2, 1/4, 1/6, 1/8, 1/10
xuvaze
 one year ago
Write a possible explicit rule for the nth term: 1/2, 1/4, 1/6, 1/8, 1/10

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xuvaze
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Any help would be greatly appreciate! I have been stuck on this problem for about an hour. It's the last one and the most difficult! First differences are not constant, neither are the second differences or ratios. I'm confused as to how I'm supposed to tackle this problem.

tkhunny
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0If it were me, I would write the Prime Factorization of all the Denominators. This may lead to something obvious.

xuvaze
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@tkhunny  Am I supposed to figure out the least common denominator between all of them?

myininaya
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Notice the denominators are all even.

xuvaze
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@tkhunny  1/2: 2 x 1 , 1/4: 2 x 2 , 1/6,: 3 x 2, 1/8: 4 x 2; 2 x 2 x 2, 1/10: 5 x 2 I do see a pattern here! :)

xuvaze
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@myininaya thanks for the hint! @sourwing  may I ask how you got that answer?

sourwing
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1well, 2 = 2*1 4 = 3*2 6 = 2*n ... so 1/(2n) there's not much else I can say except the pattern is obvious

tkhunny
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.02*1 2*2 2*3 2*4 2*5 Are you SURE you don't see a pattern?

xuvaze
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@sourwing  that's what I thought. I was just making sure. :p @tkhunny  Yes, I do see a pattern. I already said that I did!

xuvaze
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Thanks for the help guys! I really appreciate it. :)

tkhunny
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0My b. Didn't read the whole thread. :)

jdoe0001
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0the file is not relevant btw =)

jdoe0001
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0just putting up a file for a quick link, is all =)

xuvaze
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@jdoe0001  I suggest using imgur for that. I don't want you to get in trouble for posting irrelevant information on an already closed question!
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