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anonymous
 one year ago
The general term of a sequence is given. Determine whether the given sequence is arithmetic, geometric, or neither. If the sequence is arithmetic, find the common difference; if it is geometric, find the common ratio. an = 4n  2
A. arithmetic, d = 2
B. geometric, r = 4
C. arithmetic, d = 4
D. neither
anonymous
 one year ago
The general term of a sequence is given. Determine whether the given sequence is arithmetic, geometric, or neither. If the sequence is arithmetic, find the common difference; if it is geometric, find the common ratio. an = 4n  2 A. arithmetic, d = 2 B. geometric, r = 4 C. arithmetic, d = 4 D. neither

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anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@dan815 @Hayleymeyer @cobrastrikes

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0yep this is pre calc 12 grade math haha

Hayleymeyer
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0man, i get help you with that XD, are you good in spanish?

Hayleymeyer
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0omg i love you! can you please help?!

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@paki @Ashleyisakitty

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0what is a1? what is a2? what is a3? what do the terms change by each time?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0when n=1 what is a1? plug in 1 and find out

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0and how did you get that?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.04(1)  2 = 4  2 = 2. so what is a2?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0idk this is so confusing

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.06? 4(2) 2 = 8  2 = ?

welshfella
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3the nth term of arithmetic sequence an = a1 + d(n1) where d = common difference and a1 = first term

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0now that makes more sence

welshfella
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3compare that general form to an = 4n  2

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ok and what do you mean by that

welshfella
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3an = a1 + d(n 1) an =(a1  d) + dn an = 2 + 4n

welshfella
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3comparing coefficients d = ?

welshfella
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3i guess that looks a bit confusing with the repeated d but its the last d which gives the common difference so d = 4

welshfella
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3a1  d = 2 so if d = 4 a1 = 2 = first term

welshfella
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3the sequence is arithmetic 2 , 6 , 10 .....
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