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anonymous

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ok here is another i have no clue what to do with... The following function defines a recursive sequence: f(0) = -4 f(1) = 12 f(n) = -3•f(n -1) - 2•f(n - 2); for n > 1 Which of the following sequences is defined by this recursive function?

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  1. mathmate
    • one year ago
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    The sequence starts with -4, 12, Can you find the next?

  2. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    -18?

  3. mathmate
    • one year ago
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    f(2)=-3(12)-2(-4)=-28

  4. anonymous
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    so the next one would be -28?

  5. mathmate
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    yes, f(2)=-28

  6. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    and then 60?

  7. mathmate
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    yes

  8. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    thankyou

  9. mathmate
    • one year ago
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    You're welcome! :)

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