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The following pictures depict objects whose sizes have different orders of magnitude. The approximate sizes are indicated in meters, with negative powers of 10. The sizes in the above sequence make a geometric sequence. What is the ratio of the sequence? A. 0.01 B. 0.1 C. 1 D. 100 E. 10

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  1. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    http://media.apexlearning.com/Images/200511/07/f4246063-5179-4145-a09d-e35c200cc94c.jpg

  2. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    would this be 10

  3. anonymous
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    i mean d

  4. butterflydreamer
    • one year ago
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    ratio = 2nd term / 1st term So the 2nd term = 10^-2 which is the same as 0.01 1st term = 1 So ratio = 0.01/1 = ?

  5. anonymous
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    0.01 right

  6. butterflydreamer
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    yeep

  7. anonymous
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    wait how tho

  8. butterflydreamer
    • one year ago
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    look at your picture... what is the first term in your sequence? What is the second term in your sequence?

  9. anonymous
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    1meter and 10^-2m

  10. butterflydreamer
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    yeppp. To find the ratio you do 2nd term divided by 1st term... So 10^-2 / 1 = ?

  11. anonymous
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    0.01

  12. butterflydreamer
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    yep :) that's why we got 0.01

  13. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    ok i get it now thx

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