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in a geometric sequence the first term is 48 and the fifth term is 3-Find the first 5 terms

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    a = 48
    term(5) = ar^4
    3 = 48r^4
    r^4 = 1/16
    r = ± 1/2

    sequence is
    48 24 12 6 3 ...
    or
    48 - 24 12 -6 3 ...

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