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Use inductive reasoning to predict the next number in the sequence.
4) 1, -1/4, 1/16, -1/64, 1/256, . .

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1/4^n then change from positive to negative alternatively.
then sequence shown goes to n=5.. therefore the next value at n=6 should be -1/4^6 = -1/1024

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