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mckenzieandjesus
 one year ago
Find the common ratio of the sequence.
–164, –82, –41, –20.5, . . .
mckenzieandjesus
 one year ago
Find the common ratio of the sequence. –164, –82, –41, –20.5, . . .

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jim_thompson5910
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Pick any term you want except for the first term. Divide this term by the previous term.

mckenzieandjesus
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1444169320528:dw

mckenzieandjesus
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0oh okay i did it a different way and couldn't figure out what 10 1/4th would be so i just clicked 1/2.. comes to find out 220.5/41= 1/2 :)

jim_thompson5910
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0what that work shows is that you're dividing each term by 2 to get the next term notice how (2nd term)/(1st term) = (82)/(164) = 1/2 = 0.5

jim_thompson5910
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0that's an interesting way to get the answer

mckenzieandjesus
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Yeah thats what I figured out above :)

jim_thompson5910
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0`so 10 1/4 does = 1/2?` idk what you mean here

jim_thompson5910
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.010 1/4 is not equal to 1/2

jim_thompson5910
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0but yeah the common ratio is 1/2 or 0.5

jim_thompson5910
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1444169630481:dw

mckenzieandjesus
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0well I still clicked the right answer :)

mckenzieandjesus
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0thank u for showing me the correct way to do it
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