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Find the next two numbers in the geometric sequence:
28,14,7...

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What pattern do you see?

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The only pattern I see is 7*2=14 and 14*2=28
so each term is multiplied 2 times. But when it gets to the 7 don't you have to divide the term by 2 because you can't multiply it? so the answer would be 3.5 and 1.75. right?

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You're right! :-)

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Okay, that's what I thought. But I have to enter my answers onto an online service and it says my answers are wrong.

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Thank you Ms. Sue again. I just needed to change the answer to a fraction.

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Ahh -- thank you for clarifying this. And you've very welcome, Chelsea.

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