anonymous
  • anonymous
visit the Grand Canyon and drop a penny off the edge of a cliff. The distance the penny will fall is 16 feet the first second, 48 feet the next second, 80 feet the third second, and so on in an arithmetic sequence. How far from the cliff will the penny be at 6 seconds after it is initially dropped? Question 3 options: A) 128 B) 176 C) 22 D) 150 @malcolmmcswain
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malcolmmcswain
  • malcolmmcswain
Once again, we must find the pattern.
anonymous
  • anonymous
16, 48, 80 which is increasing
malcolmmcswain
  • malcolmmcswain
How is it increasing? Is it being multiplied? Is it being added by a value? Or both... :D

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anonymous
  • anonymous
well i think it's going by 32 and just adding on from there
malcolmmcswain
  • malcolmmcswain
Yup! our sequence, therefore is ?? = 32(n) + n
malcolmmcswain
  • malcolmmcswain
Solve for ?? if n is 6
anonymous
  • anonymous
So the answer is B right?
malcolmmcswain
  • malcolmmcswain
176 = 32(6) + 32
malcolmmcswain
  • malcolmmcswain
oops
malcolmmcswain
  • malcolmmcswain
+ 6 i mean
malcolmmcswain
  • malcolmmcswain
Wait a sec
malcolmmcswain
  • malcolmmcswain
You're right, I made a mistake. It's 176
anonymous
  • anonymous
Thank you! And that is all of the questions that i need help with.
malcolmmcswain
  • malcolmmcswain
Great! :D

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