# math B30

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If the seventh term of a geometric series is 192, and the first term is 3, find the sum of the first 8 terms of the series

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ar^6 = 192 , a=3
r^6 = 192/3 = 64
r = 2

sum(8) =a(r^8 - 1)/(r-1)
= 3(256-1)/(2-1) = 765

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i don't understand how you get r?

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nvm i got i thank you so much

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