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Math
4. Which explains why the sequence 81, 3, 1/9,... is arithmetic or geometric? A)The sequence is arithmetic because it decreases by a factor of 1/27 B)The sequence is geometric because it decreases by a factor of 1/27 C)The sequence is arithmetic because it decreases by a ...
Tuesday, March 31, 2015 at 4:21pm

Math Help!!!
identify the sequence as arithmetic, geometric, or neither. explain your answer. 1.6 , 0.8 , 0.4 , 0.2 ....
Friday, March 27, 2015 at 12:51pm

math
Find the 6th term of the arithmetic sequence given an = (1/5)an-1, given a1 = 20
Wednesday, March 25, 2015 at 11:06am

Math Help!!!
determine whether each sequence is arithmetic or geometric. find the next three terms. 1. 14,19,24,29.... geometric, 34,39,44 arithmetic,32,36,41 arithmetic 34,39,44**** the sequence is nether geometric nor arithmetic 2. -4,8,-16,32.... arithmetic. 64,128,256 geometric -64,128...
Tuesday, March 24, 2015 at 2:15pm

Math
Which explains why the sequence 64, 4, 1/4,... is arithmetic or geometric? A. The sequence is geometric because it decreases by a factor of 1/16. B. The sequence is arithmetic because it decreases by a factor of 1/16. C. The sequence is geometric because it decreases by a ...
Tuesday, March 24, 2015 at 1:46pm

arithmetic
second term is 8 and fourth term is 14.find the first term and the common difference.
Monday, March 23, 2015 at 7:11am

Math
1. A door has a lock with a 5-digit keypad. To unlock the door, a person must enter a passcode consisting of three different digits, with each digit entered in the correct order. What is the probability that a randomly chosen passcode consisting of three different digits ...
Sunday, March 22, 2015 at 5:05pm

Advanced Algebra
The arithmetic progression has first term 4 and last term 34. If the sum of its terms is 247, find the number of terms and their common difference.
Friday, March 20, 2015 at 12:27pm

Arithmetic Reasoning
A team won 8 of the 24 games it played in one season. What percent of games did it win?
Friday, March 20, 2015 at 2:05am

mathematic
determine the arithmetic sequence that has the seventh term equal to 3 and the twelfth term equal to -3
Thursday, March 19, 2015 at 11:16am

math
32, k 3 , are three consecutive arithmetic terms find k
Thursday, March 19, 2015 at 3:27am

Math
Is 2, 3, 5, 8, 12 arithmetic, geometric, neither, or both?
Wednesday, March 18, 2015 at 6:08pm

7th grade math
For questions 1, 2 identify each sentence as arithmetic, geometric both or neither. 1) 7, 9, 11, 13 ...... A) arithmetic B) geometric C) both D) neither (my answer) 2) 2, 1, 1/2, 1/4, .... A) arithmetic B) geometric C) both (my answer) D) neither
Wednesday, March 18, 2015 at 3:26pm

Math
Find the 10th term of a nonconstant arithmetic sequence whose 1st term is 3 with the 1st, 4th, and 13th term forming a geometric sequence. I've tried doing it differently everytime, but I always come to a dead end..
Saturday, March 14, 2015 at 10:17am

Math
1. The sequence log2 32, log2 y, log2 128, ... forms an arithmetic sequence. What is the value of y? 2. If log a^2 b^3 = x and log (a/b) = y, what are the values of log a and log b?
Friday, March 13, 2015 at 5:42pm

Math
1. Find all values of p so that 6p, 4p-1, p^2 - 1 will be an arithmetic sequence. 2. The common ration of a geometric sequence is -3. IF the terms of this sequence are 3y, y+6, z+1, ..... respectively, what is the value of z?
Friday, March 13, 2015 at 9:09am

Algebra
In an arithmetic sequence where a6=13 and a10=25, what is the explicit formula for the general term an?
Thursday, March 12, 2015 at 11:46pm

Arithmetic Progressions
The second term of an arithmetic progression I four times the fits term, and the first term is ten. Find the common difference and hence find the sum of the first 12 terms.
Tuesday, March 10, 2015 at 10:48am

Algebra
What are the first four terms of an arithmetic sequence if the common difference is 1.5 and the first term is 15? 15,30,45,60 15,16.5,18,19.5 15,22.5,33.75,50.625 none of the above What are the first four terms of a geometric sequence if the common ratio is 10 and the first ...
Monday, March 9, 2015 at 3:00pm

addmath A.P.
An arithmetic progression has 8terms.The sum of all 8terms is 180 and the sum of all odd terms is 80. Calculate (a)the first term and common difference (b)the last term
Sunday, March 8, 2015 at 9:56am

Math ASAP
2, 1,1/2 , 1/4 , . .. arithmetic geometric both neither I don't know how to solve it?
Saturday, March 7, 2015 at 7:58pm

math
The third,sixth and seventh terms of a geometric progression(whose common ratio is neither 0 nor 1) are in arithmetic progression. Prove dat d sum of d first three is equal to d fourth term
Friday, March 6, 2015 at 2:06pm

math
the first term of the arithmetic sequence is -37 and the second term is-30 what is the smallest positive term of the sequence?
Wednesday, March 4, 2015 at 10:30am

math
the first term of the arithmetic sequence is -37 and the second term is-39 what is the smallest positive term of the sequence?
Wednesday, March 4, 2015 at 10:28am

arithmetic
a reguler hexagon is to be cut from a sheet of diameter D.what are width across corners?
Thursday, February 26, 2015 at 1:50am

Arithmetic
2 numbers, when multiplied by achother, equals(-70) but when added to gether it equates to 3. What are these two numbers?
Tuesday, February 24, 2015 at 10:38pm

Math
The 5th term of an arithmetic sequence is 22 and the 15th term is 62. Find the 100th term and the sum of the first 60 terms.
Monday, February 23, 2015 at 5:14pm

Algebra
The fifth term of an arithmetic sequence is 22 and the 15th term is 62. Find the 100th term and the sum of the first 60 terms
Sunday, February 22, 2015 at 4:32pm

Math
The fifth term of an arithmetic sequence is 22 and the 15th term is 62. Find the 100th term and the sum of the first 60 terms. I'm having trouble figuring out how to do this.
Saturday, February 21, 2015 at 6:51pm

Algebra 2
A large asteroid crashed into a moon of a planet, causing several boulders from the moon to be propelled into space toward the planet. Astronomers were able to measure the speed of one of the projectiles. the distance (in feet) that the projectile traveled each second, ...
Wednesday, February 18, 2015 at 12:15pm

mathematics
The sum of the first n term of ab arithmetic series is given by Sn=5/2n^2+7/2n Determine the first term and the common different and the tenth term
Sunday, February 15, 2015 at 5:11am

pre cal 11
i am stuck at a question that is asking for the common difference, first term, and general term for the arithmetic sequence the question is t10=50 and t27=152 i found my d=6 and t1=(-4) so know my equation is: tn=(-4)+(n-1)6 i had asken my teacher to tell me what the general ...
Friday, February 13, 2015 at 5:47pm

pre cal 11
hi so i am stuck at this question that is asking about arithmetic sequence . Five fence posts are equally spaced between two corner posts that are 42 meter apart. how far apart are the five fence posts. i know the answer is 7m but i dont know how plus i know the equation for ...
Friday, February 13, 2015 at 5:33pm

Math 20-1
Determine whether each sequence is geometric, arithmetic, or neither. Justify your answer. (1/5), (1/4), (1/3), (1/2), 1...
Friday, February 13, 2015 at 1:40pm

arithmetic progressions
how to know whether i should use formulaes in this question or that question becoz i colllapsed and put the formulae to another question
Monday, February 9, 2015 at 12:53am

math
The third and fifth term of an arithmetic progression are 10 and-10 respectively. a)Determine the first and the common difference t3 = a + 2d = 10 t5 = a + 4d = -10 -a -2d = -10 a + 4d = -10 2d = -20 d = -10 a + 2(-10) = 10 a -20 = 10 a = 30; d = -2 b)The sum of the first 15 ...
Sunday, February 8, 2015 at 10:41pm

MATH
THE FIRST AND LAST TERMS OF AN ARITHMETIC SERIES IS 5 AND 61 RESPECTIVELY WHILE THE SUM OF ALL THE TERMS IS 957. DETERMINE THE NUMBER OF TERMS IN THE SERIES.
Tuesday, February 3, 2015 at 9:07pm

Math
Identify the sequence as arithmetic, geometric, or neither. Explain the answer. 1.6, 0.8, 0.4, 0.2,...... I m not sure please help
Monday, February 2, 2015 at 12:28pm

math
The first, the third and the seventh terms of an increasing arithmetic progression are three consecutive terms of a geometric progression. In the first term of the arithmetic progression is 10 find the common difference of the arithmetic progression
Monday, February 2, 2015 at 1:48am

math
The sum of the first 10 term of an arithmetic sequence is 145 and the sum of the fourth and ninth term is five times the third term. Determine the first term and constant difference.
Sunday, February 1, 2015 at 5:03am

math
in an arithmetic sequence the common difference is equal to 2.the first term is also the first term of a geometric sequence. the sum of the first 3 terms of an arithmetic sequence and the sum of the first 9 terms of an arithmetic sequence form the 2nd and 3rd terms of a ...
Friday, January 30, 2015 at 12:13pm

arithmetic
Determining the first three terms of an ArithmetiC progressionof which the (a.)10th term is 31 and the 15th term is 49 (b.)7th term is 3 and 12th term is -3 (c.)5th term is 8 and the 11th term is -28 (d.)9th term is7+9x and d=2x,Show all calculations
Tuesday, January 27, 2015 at 1:00pm

MATH!!
~Determine whether each sequence is arithmetic or geometric fund the next three terms~ *Doing a math unit test and stuck on these five* 1.14,19,24,29.... 2.-2,8,-16,32... 3.81,27,9,3... 4.What are the first four terms of an arithmetric sequence if the common diffrence is 1.5 ...
Tuesday, January 27, 2015 at 11:36am

maths
X,4x+5 and 10x-5 are the first three terms of an arithmetic sequence. Determine the value of X.
Sunday, January 25, 2015 at 7:57am

math
What is the value of the 30th term in the following arithmetic sequence? 12, 6, 0, -6, ...
Friday, January 23, 2015 at 3:41pm

Math
In an arithmetic sequence the seventh term exceeds the fourth term by 15 determine the common difference
Thursday, January 22, 2015 at 8:06am

Trig/Precalc
Two questions that I would really appreciate some hints on: 1) Circles with centers (2,1) and (8,9) have radii 1 and 9, respectively. The equation for a common external tangent can be written in the form y=mx+b with 0<m. What is b? 2) In triangle ABC, AB=BC, and BD is an ...
Tuesday, January 20, 2015 at 9:32pm

arithmetic
0.2[5.28-(0.7)=
Monday, January 19, 2015 at 2:08pm

math
The sum of first 12 terms of an arithmetic series is 186, and the 20th term is 83. What is the sum of first 40 terms?
Sunday, January 18, 2015 at 10:33pm

Arithmetic
The Gardiner dam located 100 km south of Saskatoon is largest earth filled dam in the world. Upon it's opening in 1967, engineers discovered that the pressure from lake deifenbaker had moved the clay based structure 200 cm downstream. Since then, then the dam has been ...
Sunday, January 18, 2015 at 9:50pm

Mathematics arithmetic sequence
The sum of second and sixth terms of an arithmetic sequence is 4. The third term is 24 more than eleventh term. So determine the first three terms of the sequence.
Sunday, January 18, 2015 at 5:19pm

MATHEMATICS
THE FIFTH TERM OF AN ARITHMETIC SEQUENCE IS 23 AND THE 12TH TERM IS 72.AND THEY SAY DETERMINE THE FIRST THREE TERMS OF THE SEQUENCE AND NTH TERM
Sunday, January 18, 2015 at 1:38pm

Mathematics
Deternine the formula of the nth term of the sequence if the sum of the second and sixth terms of an arithmetic sequence is 4.the third term is 24 more than the leventh tern
Friday, January 16, 2015 at 2:57pm

Maths
The first, third and ninth terms of an arithmetic sequence form the terms of a geometric sequence. Find the common ratio of the geometric sequences. a, a+2d, a+8d a+2d/a = a+8d/a+2d ?
Friday, January 16, 2015 at 5:04am

mathematics
if the sum of the 6th and 7th terms of an arithmetic progression is 60 and the 3rd term is -5 find the common difference
Sunday, January 11, 2015 at 2:20pm

math
I would need help with example: The three numbers are consecutive terms of arithmetic progression and the sum of their second powers is 126. The first number 3 times smaller, the second number with no change and the third number 4 times greater, are the 3 consequtive terms of ...
Sunday, January 11, 2015 at 6:21am

math
I would need help with example: The sum of three consecutive terms of geometric progression is 9. The first number with no change, the second number plus 12 and the third number minus 3, are the 3 consequtive terms of arithmetic progression. What are the values of original 3 ...
Saturday, January 10, 2015 at 2:38pm

math
Find first term and common difference of arithmetic sequence whose 13th them is 159 and 20th is 264.
Friday, January 9, 2015 at 9:35pm

math
An arithmetic series consists of five terms; the second term is 7 and the last term is 22. write out the full series.
Thursday, January 8, 2015 at 5:01am

Maths
An arithmetic series consists of five terms; the second term is 7 and the last term is 22. write out the full series.
Wednesday, January 7, 2015 at 6:01am

Math
what is the 15th term of an arithmetic sequence in which the third term is 1985 and the eighth term in 2015?
Tuesday, January 6, 2015 at 6:52pm

math
the ninth term of an arithmetic progression is 52ind the and the sum of the first twelve terms is 414.find the first term and the common difference.
Sunday, January 4, 2015 at 10:44am

Maths
If the 6th term of an arithmetic sequence is 48, and the sum of the first 6 terms is 300, what is the first term and the constant different?
Sunday, January 4, 2015 at 12:40am

Maths
If the 6th term of an arithmetic sequence is 48, and the sum of the first 6 terms is 300, what is the first term and the constant difference?
Sunday, January 4, 2015 at 12:25am

ALGEBRA
if the 6th term of an arithmetic sequence is 48, and the sum of the first 6 term is 300, what is the first term and the constant difference? Pls help as I have never learn this before,need some example to start with.thank you
Saturday, January 3, 2015 at 11:16am

Helppp
IF A is the median of {1,2,3...,10}, and B is the median of 1,2,3,4,...11, what is the average (arithmetic mean) of A and B? Express your answer as a decimal? "{}" is no different from B
Friday, December 19, 2014 at 6:52pm

Math
Is the sequence arithmetic? 15, 14.5, 14, 13.5, 13,....If so, give the common difference.
Friday, December 19, 2014 at 4:27pm

Math
Let a1,a2,......a10 be an arithmetic sequence. If a1+a3+a5+a7+a9=17 and a2+a4+a6+a8+a10=15 then find a1.
Monday, December 15, 2014 at 7:41pm

Math
Penn writes a 2013-term arithmetic sequence of positive integers, and Teller writes a different 2013-term arithmetic sequence of integers. Teller's first term is the negative of Penn's first term. Each then finds the sum of terms in his sequence. If their sums are ...
Monday, December 15, 2014 at 12:57pm

Math
Penn writes a 2013-term arithmetic sequence of positive integers, and Teller writes a different 2013-term arithmetic sequence of integers. Teller's first term is the negative of Penn's first term. Each then finds the sum of terms in his sequence. If their sums are ...
Sunday, December 14, 2014 at 8:04pm

Math
Problem 6: Let a1,a2,.........a10 be an arithmetic sequence. If a1+a3+a5+a7+a9=17 and a2+a4+a6+a8+a10=15, then find a1.
Sunday, December 14, 2014 at 8:00pm

Algebra
Let a1,a2,a3..... be an increasing arithmetic sequence of integers. If a4a5=13 what is a3a6?
Saturday, December 13, 2014 at 7:48pm

Algebra
Solve for x>0 in the following arithmetic sequence 1^2,x^2,3^2.....
Saturday, December 13, 2014 at 3:57pm

Algebra
The fifth term of an arithmetic sequence is 11. If the difference between two consecutive terms is 1, what is the product of the first two terms?
Saturday, December 13, 2014 at 3:32pm

Algebra
The second and ninth terms of an arithmetic sequence are 2 and 30 respectively. What is the fiftieth term.
Saturday, December 13, 2014 at 9:48am

calculous (check)
If air resistance is neglected, a falling object travels 13 ft during the first second, 39 ft during the next, 65 ft during the next, and so on. These distances form the arithmetic sequence 13, 39, 65, ... .In this sequence, a(subscript)1 = 13 d equals 26. Find a formula for f...
Friday, December 12, 2014 at 6:00pm

Sequences
An arithmetic sequence has first term of 6 and difference of 8; what is the tenth term? a10(subscript 10) = ?
Friday, December 12, 2014 at 12:46am

Mathematics
Insert three arithmetic mean and solve the nth term of 1 and 2
Thursday, December 11, 2014 at 5:01am

problem solving
What rectangular regions could be enclosed? Areas? Organize a table? Make a graph? Which rectangular region has the most area? from a table? from a graph? from algebra, using the arithmetic mean-geometric mean inequality?
Monday, December 8, 2014 at 2:11am

Algebra
Please help me to to solve this quadratic equation word problem. Here is the question: The Abacus. The Chinese abacus consists of a frame, parallel wires, and beads that are moved to perform arithmetic computations. The frame is 21 Centimeters longer than it is high, which is ...
Friday, December 5, 2014 at 3:55am

precal Arithmetic progression
The fifth term of an arithmetic series is 12 and the eighth term is 3. Find the sum of the first 6 terms and also of the first 11 terms. T5=a+4d=12 T8=a+7d=3 -3d=9 d=-3
Tuesday, December 2, 2014 at 1:18pm

Alg !
What is the sum of the first 4 terms of the arithmetic sequence in which the 6th term is 8 and the 10th term is 13?
Friday, November 28, 2014 at 11:25am

math
8,18,28,38,48 what is the next term? i came up with 10 am i correct? is this consider arithmetic or geometric?
Wednesday, November 26, 2014 at 11:41am

Algebra, help please!!!
Find the mean and the median in the following arithmetic sequences: A: 1, 3, 5, 7, 9 B: 1, 3, 5, 7, 9, . . . ., 199 C: 7, 10, 13, 16, . . ., 607
Wednesday, November 19, 2014 at 9:26pm

arithmetic
In Jullian's garden, there are 3 rows of carrots, 2 rows of string beans,and 1 row of peas. There are 8 plants in each row. How many plants are there in all?
Wednesday, November 19, 2014 at 4:23pm

arithmetic
the clock at the capitol building has an hour hand that is 12 feet long.how many feet will the top of the hand move between the hours of the midnight and 8am?
Wednesday, November 19, 2014 at 10:41am

arithmetic
How do I solve 15x=75?
Sunday, November 16, 2014 at 7:45pm

arithmetic
If you spent 85% of your money and have only $75.00 left, how much money did you start with?
Sunday, November 16, 2014 at 7:00pm

Arithmetic Progression
the sum of the first and second terms of ap is 4 and the tenth term is 19. find the sum of the 5th and 6th
Wednesday, November 12, 2014 at 4:20pm

arithmetic
the 20th sum of an arithmetic progression is -7 and the sum of the first 20 terms is 620. find the 1st and 30th terms i am looking at using S20 = a(1-rn)/l-r = 620. but i am reallys tuck and think i am very wrong. please help.
Saturday, November 8, 2014 at 8:09am

arithmetic
if the internal diameter of a cylindrical iron piep is 2.8 cm . If the pipe is melted uniformly by 1 mm then it formed a cylindrical rod ,find the diameter of the new rod?
Wednesday, November 5, 2014 at 12:55am

arithmetic
If you have 3 cups of pineapple juice and, how many total cups of punch can you make? Table: Ginger Ale - 40% OJ 25% Pineapple juice 20% Sorbet 15
Monday, November 3, 2014 at 6:10pm

math
A 20-year-old student decided to set aside $100 on his 21st birthday for investment. Each subsequent year through his 55th birthday, he plans to increase the investment on a $100 arithmetic gradient. He will not set aside additional money after his 55th birth- day. If the ...
Monday, November 3, 2014 at 4:26pm

Economics
A 20-year-old student decided to set aside $100 on his 21st birthday for investment. Each subsequent year through his 55th birthday, he plans to increase the investment on a $100 arithmetic gradient. He will not set aside additional money after his 55th birth- day. If the ...
Monday, November 3, 2014 at 1:03pm

Algebra
Define a#b as the arithmetic mean of a and b. What is the value of ((1#2)#2)#4? Express your answer as a common fraction. The hashtag is just a sign. Thank you!
Saturday, November 1, 2014 at 9:09am

math
What is the d value of the following arithmetic sequence? 5, 2, -1, -4, -7,… A. 3 B. -3 C. 4 D. -4
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 at 10:31pm

math
Find the first arithmetic mean between 100 and 135 given the following sequence: ..., 100, ___, ___, ___, ___, 135, ... A. 107 B. 114 C. 121 D. 128
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 at 10:30pm

Economics
A 20-year-old student decided to set aside $100 on his 21st birthday for investment. Each subsequent year through his 55th birthday, he plans to increase the investment on a $100 arithmetic gradient. He will not set aside additional money after his 55th birth- day. If the ...
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 at 2:45pm

Algebra
What function represents the arithmetic sequence 3,7,11,15?
Thursday, October 23, 2014 at 2:38pm

Algebra
What is the 9th term of the arithmetic sequence defined by the rule below? A(n)=-14+(n-1) (2)
Thursday, October 23, 2014 at 10:16am

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