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July 23, 2014

July 23, 2014

Total # Posts: 5

**Geomatric series**

A fractal is created: A circle is drawn with radius 8 cm. Another circle is drawn with half the radius of the previous circle. The new circle is tangent to the previous circle. Suppose this pattern continues through five steps. What is the sum of the areas of the circles? Expr...

**Pre Calculus**

When doctors prescribe medicine at equally spaced time intervals, they are aware that the body metabolizes the drug gradually. After some period of time, only a certain percent of the original amount remains. After each dose, the amount of the drug in the body is equal to the ...

**Pre Calculus**

The third term of a geometric series is 24 and the fourth term is 36. Determine the sum of the first 10 terms. Express your answers as an exact fraction.

**Pre Calculus**

A fractal is created: A circle is drawn with radius 8 cm. Another circle is drawn with half the radius of the previous circle. The new circle is tangent to the previous circle. Suppose this pattern continues through five steps. What is the sum of the areas of the circles? Expr...

**Pre Calculus**

(a) Determine the number of terms, n, if 3+3^2+3^3+..........+3^n= 9840. (b) Three numbers, a, b and c form a geometric series so that a+b+c = 35 and abc = 1000. What are the values of a, b and c ?

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