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mckenzieandjesus
 one year ago
Find the common ratio of the sequence.
–4, 8, –16, 32, . . .
–2
–12
1/2
12
mckenzieandjesus
 one year ago
Find the common ratio of the sequence. –4, 8, –16, 32, . . . –2 –12 1/2 12

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Nnesha
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1to find common ratio divide next term by the previous one \[\large\rm r=\frac{ a_2 }{ a_1}~~or~~\frac{ a_3 }{ a_2} \]a_2 = 2nd term a_3 = 3rd term

mckenzieandjesus
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0wouldnt the next term be 36?

mckenzieandjesus
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i'm getting 9 but thats not right..

Nnesha
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1ratio between two numbers in geometric you will multiply the first by common ratio to get the nexxt one other way to solve for r is first term times r = 2nd term

Nnesha
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1\[\huge\rm a_1 \times r = a_2\] what is first term and what is 2nd one ?

Nnesha
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1i see what u did there it's `common ratio` not common difference

Nnesha
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1now first one is 4 2nd term is what ?

Nnesha
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.11st term , 2nd term , 3rd, 4th term..........

Nnesha
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.12 comes after 1 so what's 2nd term in this sequence `–4, 8, –16, 32, . . .`

Nnesha
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1right so \[\huge\rm 4r=8\] solve for r

Nnesha
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1hmm positive 8 divide by `negative 4` = ?

Nnesha
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1to find common ratio we should divide 2nd term by first one or 3rd term divide by 2nd term

mckenzieandjesus
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so i gueesed the right answer then :) thanku

mckenzieandjesus
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0can u help me with another?

mckenzieandjesus
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.02, –10, 50, –250, . . .

Nnesha
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1alright same steps try it!

Nnesha
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1divide any term with the previous one you can divide 4th by 3rd one 3rd one by 2nd one 2nd one by first one
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