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anonymous

  • one year ago

The points shown on the graph represent the numbers in a geometric sequence. What is the initial value of the sequence?

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  1. anonymous
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  2. freckles
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    reading from left to right the initial point is the first point which is?

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    1,2 @freckles

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    yep (1,2) 1 is where the initial value happens 2 is the actually the initial value

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    the geometric sequence you see there is... 2,4,8 where the common ratio is 2 and the initial value of sequence is 2 where the sequence can be described as : \[a_n=2 (2)^{n-1} \\ \text{ and we see } a_1=2(2)^{1-1}=2(2)^{0}=2(1)=2 \\ \text{ the first number in the sequence is 2 given by n=1 }\]

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