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December 22, 2014

December 22, 2014

**Recent Homework Questions About Arithmetic**

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**math **

The 3rd term in an arithmetic sequence is 12, the 7th term is 24, a) How many common differences are there between a_3 and a_7? b) What is the common difference of the sequence? c) What is the first term in the sequence? a_1 d) What is the expression for this arithmetic sequence?
*Wednesday, May 21, 2014 at 12:06pm*

**Algebra**

Determine whether each sequence is arithmetic or geometric. Find the next three items. 1. 14,19,24,29, . . . a. geometric; 34, 39, 44 b. arithmetic; 32, 36, 41 c. arithmetic; 34, 39, 44 d. The sequence is neither geometric nor arithmetic.
*Sunday, May 18, 2014 at 1:14pm*

**Math, Please Help**

1) Given the arithmetic sequence an = 4 - 3(n - 1), what is the domain for n? All integers where n ≥ 1 All integers where n > 1 All integers where n ≤ 4 All integers where n ≥ 4 2) What is the 6th term of the geometric sequence where a1 = 1,024 and a4 = -...
*Wednesday, May 14, 2014 at 3:47pm*

**Algebra**

1) Given the arithmetic sequence an = 4 - 3(n - 1), what is the domain for n? All integers where n ≥ 1 All integers where n > 1 All integers where n ≤ 4 All integers where n ≥ 4 2) What is the 6th term of the geometric sequence where a1 = 1,024 and a4 = -...
*Wednesday, May 14, 2014 at 2:51pm*

**Math**

1) Given the arithmetic sequence an = 4 - 3(n - 1), what is the domain for n? All integers where n ≥ 1 All integers where n > 1 All integers where n ≤ 4 All integers where n ≥ 4 2) What is the 6th term of the geometric sequence where a1 = 1,024 and a4 = -...
*Wednesday, May 14, 2014 at 2:23pm*

**Math**

Is the following sequence a arithmetic,geometric or neither? 1.6, .8, .4, .2 my answer is geometric
*Sunday, May 11, 2014 at 6:35pm*

**Algebra 2**

Select the first five terms in the arithmetic sequence an=8n, starting with n=1
*Saturday, May 10, 2014 at 11:02am*

**Math**

Identify the sequence as arithmetic, geometric, or neither. Explain your answer. 1.6, 0.8, 0.4, 0.2 . . .
*Friday, May 9, 2014 at 4:09pm*

**Precalculus**

1. In an arithmetic sequence, the fifth term, u5, is greater than the first term, u1. The difference between these terms is 36. a) find the common difference 9? The tenth term of the sequence is double the seventh term . b) find u1 2.5? 2. Consider the function f(x) = ax^3 -3x...
*Monday, May 5, 2014 at 10:40pm*

**math**

Determine whether each sequence is arithmetic or geometric. Find the next three terms. 1. 14, 19, 24, 29, . . . (1 point) geometric, 34, 39, 44 arithmetic, 32, 36, 41 arithmetic, 34, 39, 44 *** The sequence is neither geometric nor arithmetic. 2. –4, 8, –16, 32...
*Friday, May 2, 2014 at 3:36pm*

**Trig**

What is the sum of the arithmetic series where n=50 , t1=9 and t2=331
*Tuesday, April 29, 2014 at 5:01pm*

**Trig**

What is the sum of the arithmetic series where n=100 , t1=7 and t2=205
*Tuesday, April 29, 2014 at 4:59pm*

**Trig **

Find the 20th term of an arithmetic sequence with a=1 and d=1/2
*Tuesday, April 29, 2014 at 4:53pm*

**Trig**

Find the 6th term of the arithmetic sequence with a9=120 and a14=195
*Tuesday, April 29, 2014 at 4:51pm*

**maths**

1.hw many 3 digit nos are divisible by 7? 2.wat is d sum of product and quotient of 8 & 8? 3.if d average(arithmetic mean)of 25,31 and x is 3.value of x?
*Saturday, April 26, 2014 at 6:01am*

**Math**

1.Which explains why the sequence 216, 12, 2/3 is arithmetic or geometric? A.The sequence is geometric because it decreases by a factor of 6. B.The sequence is arithmetic because it decreases by a factor of 6 C.The sequence is geometric because it decreases by a factor of 1/18...
*Friday, April 25, 2014 at 1:23pm*

**Algebra1**

Find the sum of the first 33 terms of the arithmetic sequence whose first term is 3 and whose 33rd term is -253.
*Tuesday, April 22, 2014 at 5:15pm*

**Math question **

Identify the sequence as arithmetic. geometric, or neither.. explain your answer 1.6, 0.8, 0.4, 0.2
*Monday, April 21, 2014 at 6:19pm*

**math**

Find the number of term s in the following arithmetic sequence. 3, 9, 15, 21... 123
*Saturday, April 19, 2014 at 10:33pm*

**arithmetic**

a car traveled a distance of 195 miles in 3 hours 15 minutes what is the unit rate ? oris it answer 60 miles per hour
*Saturday, April 19, 2014 at 11:18am*

**math**

identify the sequence 1.6, .8, .4, .2 as arithmetic, geometric, or neither and why.
*Sunday, April 13, 2014 at 11:09am*

**algebra 2**

what is the sum of the first 11 terms of the arithmetic series in which asub one = -12 and d=5
*Sunday, April 6, 2014 at 8:11pm*

**arithmetic**

Ana sees a computer that costs $1600. The store manager says next week will be on sale $350 less. What percent will Ana save
*Wednesday, April 2, 2014 at 7:35pm*

**PRE CALC**

The 20th term of an arithmetic sequence is 27 and the first term is -11. What is the common difference??
*Wednesday, April 2, 2014 at 7:01pm*

**arithmetic**

Select the first five terms in the arithmetic sequence an = 4n, starting with n = 1.
*Tuesday, April 1, 2014 at 1:04am*

**Statistics**

For the most recent seven years, the U.S. Department of Education reported the following number of bachelor's degrees awarded in computer science: 4,253; 5,578; 6,406; 7,334; 8,728; 11,298; 15,182. What is the annual arithmetic mean number of degrees awarded? About 9,120 ...
*Thursday, March 27, 2014 at 11:50pm*

**Statistics**

For the most recent seven years, the U.S. Department of Education reported the following number of bachelor's degrees awarded in computer science: 4,253; 5,578; 6,406; 7,334; 8,728; 11,298; 15,182. What is the annual arithmetic mean number of degrees awarded? About 9,120 ...
*Thursday, March 27, 2014 at 10:11pm*

**Statistics**

A stockbroker placed the following order for a customer: • 50 shares of Kaiser Aluminum preferred at $100 a share • 100 shares of GTE preferred at $27.20 a share • 20 shares of Boston Edison preferred at $12.20 a share What is the weighted arithmetic mean price ...
*Thursday, March 27, 2014 at 9:49pm*

**Statistics**

The distribution of a sample of the outside diameters of PVC gas pipes approximates a symmetrical, bell-shaped distribution. The arithmetic mean is 11.0 inches, and the standard deviation is 2.0 inches. About 68 percent of the outside diameters lie between what two amounts? 8....
*Thursday, March 27, 2014 at 9:10pm*

**Economics and Statistics**

A stockbroker placed the following order for a customer: • 50 shares of Kaiser Aluminum preferred at $100 a share • 100 shares of GTE preferred at $27.20 a share • 20 shares of Boston Edison preferred at $12.20 a share What is the weighted arithmetic mean price ...
*Thursday, March 27, 2014 at 8:07pm*

**Calculus**

Posted by MG on Wednesday, March 26, 2014 at 6:54pm. The hands of a clock in some tower are 4.5m and 2m in length. How fast is the distance between the tips of the hands changing at 9:00? (Hint: Use the law of cosines) The distance between the tips of the hands is changing at ...
*Thursday, March 27, 2014 at 3:36am*

**Maths**

4x+1,2x+4 and x+3 are first three terms of arithmetic sequence determine the value of x
*Wednesday, March 26, 2014 at 10:47am*

**Business & Economics**

For the most recent seven years, the U.S. Department of Education reported the following number of bachelor's degrees awarded in computer science: 4,033; 5,652; 6,407; 7,201; 8,719; 11,154; 15,121. What is the annual arithmetic mean number of degrees awarded? About 12,240 ...
*Monday, March 24, 2014 at 1:22pm*

**arithmetic**

An investment of $2,000 is earning interest at the rate of 6.2% compounded quarterly over 5 years. Approximately how much interest is earned on the investment?
*Friday, March 21, 2014 at 10:11am*

**Algebra ll**

Help please, I don't understand how to do this... Give an example of an arithmetic sequence that is found in the real world. Find the common difference and write a recursive and iterative rule for the sequence. Use one of the rules to find another term of the sequence. ...
*Wednesday, March 19, 2014 at 5:46pm*

**arithmetic**

if you 99 lines on a piece of paper so that no two lines are pallarel to each other and no three lines pass through the same point,how many times will they will intersect?
*Sunday, March 9, 2014 at 2:48pm*

**mathematics **

MATHEMATICS PLEASE HELP ME!!! In an arithmetic series the 3rd term is twice the 8th term find the first 25 terms
*Thursday, March 6, 2014 at 10:43am*

**math**

In an arithmetic series the 3rd term is twice the 8th term. Find the sum of the first 25 terms.
*Thursday, March 6, 2014 at 9:40am*

**mathematis**

consider the arithmetic sequence:-4;-1;2;5...if the nth term of the sequence is 74 determine the value of n
*Wednesday, March 5, 2014 at 2:56pm*

**arithmetic**

The ratio of the sum of the first 8 terms of a G.P. to the sum of the first 4 terms of the same G.P. is 97:81, where the common ratio of the G.P. is a real number. What is the common ratio?
*Sunday, March 2, 2014 at 11:31am*

**Math.G.P**

The 1st term of a G.P is equal to x-2,the 3rd term is x+6 and the arithmetic mean of the 1st and 3rd terms stands in the ratio to the 2nd 5:3.find the value of x.
*Friday, February 14, 2014 at 6:13am*

**math**

Select the first five terms in the arithmetic sequence an = 8n, starting with n = 1
*Saturday, February 8, 2014 at 12:56am*

**math**

the fourth term of an arithmetic progression is equal to 3 times the first term and the seventh term exceeds twice the third term by 1 find the first term and the common differrence
*Friday, February 7, 2014 at 8:31am*

**Math**

The sum of the first n terms of an arithmetic series is given by: Sn=5/2n^2 + 7/2n. Determine: 3.2.1 The common difference. 3.2.2 The tenth term
*Sunday, February 2, 2014 at 12:29pm*

**math**

find the 4th term of an arithmetic sequence whose first term is -8 and whose 9th term is 32.
*Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 7:20pm*

**Maths **

if the 29th term of arithmetic series is double of 19th term then find the 9th term.
*Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 2:21am*

**Algebra 1**

Tell whether the sequence is arithmetic. If it is, what is the common difference? -12, -7, -2, 3,… (1 point)
*Monday, January 27, 2014 at 7:59pm*

**Math**

Two terms of an arithmetic sequence are t6=-3 and t11=-13. What is t20?
*Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 9:53pm*

**calculus**

i need to find the derivative using chain rule: (x^2 + 2x - 6)^2 (1-x^3)^2 i got the answer from a site but the problem is i cannot get my work to match up with the answer, i dont know what im doing wrong. answer: 10x^9 + 36x^8 − 64x^7 − 182x^6 + 168x^5 + 80x^4 + ...
*Monday, January 13, 2014 at 3:00am*

**arithmetic sequences**

a new car cost $13,000 and is depreciating by $900 each year. how much will the car cost be worth after 4 years?
*Thursday, January 9, 2014 at 9:16pm*

**arithmetic sequences**

a tube containing 3 ounces of toothpaste is being used at at rate of 0.15 ounces per day. how much toothpaste will be in the tube after one week?
*Thursday, January 9, 2014 at 8:54pm*

**arithmetic sequences**

jessie is playing an arcade game that costs 50cents for the first game and 25cents to continue if she loses. how much will she spend on the game if she continues 9 times?
*Thursday, January 9, 2014 at 8:52pm*

**Maths**

If 9th term of an arithmetic progression is 0, prove that its 29th term is double the 19th term.
*Thursday, January 9, 2014 at 6:55am*

**Math**

Tell whether each sequence is arithmetic. Justify your answer. If the sequence is arithmetic, write a function rule to represent it. 15. 128, 64, 32, 16... 16. 3, 3.25, 3.5, 3.75..
*Wednesday, January 8, 2014 at 10:48pm*

**math**

A friend opens a savings account by depositing $1000. He deposits an additional $75 into the account each month. a. What is a rule that represents the amount of money in the account as an arithmetic sequence? b. How much money is in the account after 18 months? Show your work.
*Wednesday, January 8, 2014 at 10:23pm*

**math**

A friend opens a savings account by depositing $1000. He deposits an additional $75 into the account each month. a. What is a rule that represents the amount of money in the account as an arithmetic sequence? b. How much money is in the account after 18 months? Show your work.
*Wednesday, January 8, 2014 at 10:23pm*

**Math**

A friend opens a savings account by depositing $1000. He deposits an additional $75 into the account each month. a. What is a rule that represents the amount of money in the account as an arithmetic sequence? b. How much money is in the account after 18 months? Show your work.
*Wednesday, January 8, 2014 at 10:08pm*

**math**

i need help on properties of arithmetic
*Wednesday, January 8, 2014 at 4:24pm*

**algebra **

the third term of an arithmetic sequence is 14 and the ninth term is -1. Find the first four terms of the sequence
*Tuesday, December 17, 2013 at 10:34am*

**Mathematics**

The 25 term of an Arithmetic Progression is 7 1/2 and the sum of the first 23 terms is 98 1/2. Find the i. 1st term ii. common difference iii. sum of the first 30 terms
*Wednesday, December 11, 2013 at 7:25pm*

**Precal**

Find x such that -8 x - 3, 3 x - 1, and 2 x + 49 are consecutive terms of an arithmetic sequence. x=?
*Friday, November 29, 2013 at 10:47pm*

**Math**

Tell whether the sequence is arithmetic. If it is, write a function rule to represent it. 0.2, -0.6, -1.4, -2.2 This is an arithmetic sequence, but I do not understand the function rule of A(n) = 0.2 - 0.8(n-1), which is the given answer.
*Sunday, November 17, 2013 at 3:47pm*

**Math help please**

1. Each time a touchdown is scored in a football game, 6 points are added to the score of the scoring team. A team already has 12 points. What rule represents the number of points as an arithmetic sequence when n is the number of touchdowns scored? A(n) = 12 + 6n A(n)12 - (n...
*Thursday, November 14, 2013 at 7:58pm*

**math**

What is the 32nd term of the arithmetic sequence where a1 = -32 and a9 = -120?
*Friday, November 8, 2013 at 4:09pm*

**physics**

Suppose a ball of putty moving horizontally with 1kg.m/s of momentum collides and sticks to an identical ball of puffy moving vertically with 1 kg.m/s of momentum. Why is their combined momentum not simply the arithmetic sum, 2 kg.m/s?
*Friday, November 8, 2013 at 12:57am*

**Math-Trigonometry**

Show that if x, y, and z are consecutive terms of an arithmetic sequence, and tan y is defined, then (sin x + sin y + sin z) / (cos x + cos y + cos z) = tan y. So I tried letting x = y-k (since x,y,z are consecutive terms of an arithmetic sequence), then z= y+k So we get (sin(...
*Thursday, November 7, 2013 at 1:38pm*

**math**

Find the 7th term of arithmetic progression...12,20,28.
*Monday, October 28, 2013 at 1:41am*

**arithmetic**

If 48 marbles are to be divided between Bill and Carl in the ration 3:5, how many marbles will Bill get?
*Friday, October 25, 2013 at 2:12pm*

**math**

The terms 4x + 36, 2x - 6, and 3x - 27 are consecutive terms in an arithmetic sequence. What is the value of x ?
*Friday, October 25, 2013 at 1:23pm*

**arithmetic**

round .44857 to the nearest hundreths?
*Friday, October 25, 2013 at 12:49am*

**arithmetic**

5. Assume that if students buy more than $250 of art supplies in one visit, they may put the charge on a student account with terms of 2/10 EOM. If a student makes the purchase on September 16, on what day does the 2% discount expire? If the purchase is made on September 26, ...
*Sunday, October 20, 2013 at 8:57pm*

**Geometry **

Please answer at least one . PLEASE 1. Triangle XYZ has a right angle at Y. V,W are on XZ such that XV=XY. WZ=YZ, find ANGLE VYW . 2. STUVWXYZ is a regular octagon. Find SW/ TZ. 3. The interior angles of a convex polygon form an arithmetic progression with a common difference ...
*Saturday, October 19, 2013 at 9:13am*

**arithmetic**

How do you solve this for h? A=1/2(b1 plus b2)?
*Tuesday, October 8, 2013 at 9:37pm*

**Math**

how many terms of the arithmetic sequence -5,-1,3,… must be added to reach the sum of 400
*Monday, October 7, 2013 at 8:48pm*

**arithmetic**

2+15/3*5=
*Sunday, October 6, 2013 at 2:39pm*

**math**

the arithmetic series 1 + 4 + 7 + ....tn has a sum of 1001. how many terms does the series have?
*Thursday, October 3, 2013 at 9:46pm*

**math **

x, y, 3y If the average (arithmetic mean) of the 3 numbers above is 3x and x≠0, What is y in terms of x?
*Saturday, September 28, 2013 at 12:30pm*

**math **

x, y, 3y If the average (arithmetic mean) of the 3 numbers above is 3x and x≠0, What is y in terms of x?
*Saturday, September 28, 2013 at 11:41am*

**algebra 1**

Tell whether the sequence is arithmetic. If the sequence is arithmetic, write a function rule to represent it. 12, –9, 6, –3, ...
*Tuesday, September 24, 2013 at 5:45pm*

**algebra**

I need to find the first five terms in the arithmetic sequence in an =(2)^n-1 n=1 I don't know now to type the n's smaller.
*Saturday, September 21, 2013 at 1:48am*

**arithmetic**

28,000 X .05% compounded for 33 years =
*Thursday, September 19, 2013 at 2:46am*

**arithmetic**

If I WALK FROM MARKER 8.8 MILE TO MARKER 11.8 MILE HOW FAR IS THAT?
*Sunday, September 15, 2013 at 8:26pm*

**Math**

Alpha writes the infinite arithmetic sequence 10, 8, 6, 4, 2, 0... Beta writes the infinite geometric sequence 9, 6, 4, 8/3, 16/9,... Gamma makes a sequence whose n^th term is the product of the n^th term of Alpha's sequence and the n^th term of Beta's sequence: 10*9,8...
*Sunday, September 15, 2013 at 12:49pm*

**Math**

1. Select the first five terms in the arithmetic sequence an= 2 n , starting with n =1 A. ( 1 / 2 , 1/4 ,1/6, 1/8, 1/10) B. ( 1 , 2 , 3 , 4 , 5 ) C. ( 3 , 4 , 5 , 6, 7 ) D. ( 2 , 4, 6 , 8, 10 ) My answer is D. 2. Select the first five terms in the geometric sequence an = ( 2...
*Saturday, September 14, 2013 at 12:57pm*

**Math - Averages**

Six dogs have an average(arithmetic mean) weight of 55 pounds. If the heaviest dog weighs 100 pounds, the lightest dog weighs 5 pounds, and the second-lightest dog weighs 30 pounds, what is the average weight of the other 3 dogs in pounds?
*Friday, September 13, 2013 at 11:38am*

**Math - Averages**

The test average for Louis' calculus class is found by taking the arithmetic mean of his four best test scores. If his first four test scores are 65,82,76 and 87, what score must he get on the fifth test to raise his test average to an 85?
*Friday, September 13, 2013 at 11:04am*

**MaTh**

Let a_1, a_2, . . . , a_10 be an arithmetic sequence. If a_1 + a_3 + a_5 + a_7 + a_9 = 17 and a_2 + a_4 + a_6 + a_8 + a_{10} = 15, then find a_1.
*Monday, September 2, 2013 at 3:03pm*

**arithmetic**

after 12 years, ria will be 3 times as old as she was 4 years ago. find her present age.
*Tuesday, August 27, 2013 at 11:59am*

**mathematics**

the arithmetic mean of x,y and z is 6 while that of x,y,z,t,u,v and w is w. Calculate the arithmetic mean of t,u,v and w.
*Saturday, August 24, 2013 at 10:45am*

**math**

the arithmetic mean of x,y and z is 6 while that of x,y,z,t,u,v and w is 9. Calculate the erithmetic mean of t, u, v and w
*Saturday, August 24, 2013 at 10:29am*

**arithmetic**

7.86x 4.6=
*Monday, August 12, 2013 at 5:45pm*

**arithmetic progression**

the 9th term of an AP is 52 while the 12th term is 70. find the sum of it's 20th term?
*Tuesday, August 6, 2013 at 8:19am*

**Algebra/Number Theory**

In a sequence of four positive numbers, the first three are in geometric progression and the last three are in arithmetic progression. The first number is 12 and the last number is 452. The sum of the two middle numbers can be written as ab where a and b are coprime positive ...
*Tuesday, July 23, 2013 at 1:29pm*

**math**

bob make 720 telephone calls each year. what is the average (arithmetic mean) number of calls that bob makes per month 60 70 80 100 120
*Tuesday, July 16, 2013 at 3:38pm*

**Math (Geometric Progression)**

5 distinct positive reals form an arithmetic progression. The 1st, 2nd and 5th term form a geometric progression. If the product of these 5 numbers is 124 4/9, what is the product of the 3 terms of the geometric progression? Note: The phrase "form an arithmetic ...
*Saturday, June 22, 2013 at 3:08am*

**Calculus**

An arithmetic progression has terms a8 =23 and a20 =83 . What is the value of the term a12
*Tuesday, June 18, 2013 at 10:13am*

**arithmetic**

there is a unique number of which the square and the cube together use all numbers from 0 up to 9 exactly once. which number is this ?
*Tuesday, June 18, 2013 at 12:34am*

**Maths**

The third term of a sequence is 2(2/3) and the sixth term is 9. Find the first six terms when the sequence is; (a) arithmetic (b) geometric
*Monday, June 17, 2013 at 9:38pm*

**Arithmetic Sequence Help!**

The sum of 3 consecutive terms of an arithmetic sequence is 165. The second of these terms is 11 times the first. Find the 3 terms From what I gathered: S(3) = 165 t(2)= 11(t1) The given formulas are: Sn= n/2[2a+(n-1)d] and tn=a+(n-1)d I have no idea how to continue.
*Monday, June 17, 2013 at 2:25pm*

**Maths**

How to find Geometric mean if arithmetic and harmonic mean is given, The question is AM = 2700 and HM = 75, then find GM ?
*Saturday, June 15, 2013 at 1:17pm*

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