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anonymous
 one year ago
What are the next three terms of the sequence 1, 3, 9, 27,…?
A. 54, 162, 486
B. 81, 243, 729
C. 81, 243, 729
D. 57, 162, 486
anonymous
 one year ago
What are the next three terms of the sequence 1, 3, 9, 27,…? A. 54, 162, 486 B. 81, 243, 729 C. 81, 243, 729 D. 57, 162, 486

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tkhunny
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Ridiculous problem. Finite sequences have infinitely many "next three terms". ANYTHING you can justify is an acceptable answer. 1, 3, 9, 27, 0, 2, 5  That works. 1, 3, 9, 27, 28, 29, 5  That works. 1, 3, 9, 27, \(\sqrt{5}\), \(\pi\), e  That works. What say you? Give us a clue what YOU might think are three acceptable values and justify your response.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Well, I thought it was 57, 162, 486, but I really wasn't sure, so I came on here for some help..

tkhunny
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0It's not a matter of being sure. It's a matter of justifying your answer. How did you get those three values?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0If you're having trouble with this, try breaking it down. The sequence itself has 4 values in it already. What did the 1 do to become 3?

tkhunny
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Generally, it's a good idea to look for common differences or common ratios. Subtract each successive pair. What do you get? Divide each successive pair. What do you get?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i really don't understand

Loser66
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Now, second term 3*(3) =?

Loser66
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Now, third term 9*(3) =?

Loser66
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1can you see your answers are the term of the given sequence??

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0oh, yeah! Thank you so much! I get it now :)

Loser66
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Yes!! look at your options, which is correct.

Loser66
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1No need to do next, since there is only 1 option which starts at 81, It is C
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