# math

List the terms that complete a possible pattern in each of the following and state whether the pattern is arithmetic, geometric, or neither:

(a) 38, 33, 28, 23, 18, …

(b) 640, 320, 160, 80, …

(e) 1, ___, ___, ___ 25, 36, 49

1. 👍 0
2. 👎 0
3. 👁 72
asked by judy
1. http://www.jiskha.com/display.cgi?id=1310602681

1. 👍 0
2. 👎 0
2. a)The pattern is continued by subtracting 5 each time.

b)The pattern is continued by dividing by 2 each time.

e)

1,4,9,16,25,36,49

In this series,all numbers are the squares of consecutive integers.

1^2=1

2^2=4

3^2=9

4^2=16

5^2=25

6^2=36

7^2=49

1. 👍 0
2. 👎 0

## Similar Questions

1. ### arithmetic

List the terms that complete a possible pattern in each of the following and state whether the pattern is arithmetic, geometric, or neither: (a) 38, 33, 28, 23, 18, … (b) 640, 320, 160, 80, … (e) 1, ___, ___, ___ 25, 36, 49

asked by judy on July 13, 2011
2. ### math

Show you solution. List the terms that complete a possible pattern in each of the following: a)38,33,28,23,18,_,_,_ b)640,320,160,80,_,_,_ c)7,8,15,23,38,_,_,_

asked by Anonymous on September 24, 2010
3. ### math

List terms that complete a possible pattern in each of the following. 7,8,15,23,38 ____, ____, _____ I can not figure this out.

asked by Marcus on August 23, 2009
4. ### math

Fibonacci sequnce has this pattern: 1,1,2,3,5,8,13,21,34,55,...... each number is achieved by adding the previous number to the current number (1+1=2, 2+1=3, 3+2=5,....) List the first eight terms of the sequence formed by finding

asked by Shay on August 25, 2008
5. ### Geometry

Fibonacci sequnce has this pattern: 1,1,2,3,5,8,13,21,34,55,...... each number is achieved by adding the previous number to the current number (1+1=2, 2+1=3, 3+2=5,....) List the first eight terms of the sequence formed by finding

asked by Shay on August 25, 2008
6. ### CHEMISTRY

CAN someone please point me in the right direction I am trying to find a complete list of all of the ate Oxyanions because I need to memorize them and can't find a complete list of them like sulfate nirtate phosphate carbonate...

asked by PLEASE HELP ME on September 10, 2010
7. ### 5th grade math

A list of numbers represents the following pattern: For each number after the first, multiply the previous number by itself, and then subtract that number. Which list does NOT represent that pattern? A. 1,1,1,1, and so on B.

asked by jamar on January 15, 2014
8. ### 5th grade math

A list of numbers represents the following pattern: For each number after the first, multiply the previous number by itself, and then subtract that number. Which list does NOT represent that pattern? A. 1,1,1,1, and so on B.

asked by jamar on January 15, 2014
9. ### Maths

Mariolys is creating a numbered list of distinct integers. Luigis sees that there are N numbers in the list, and states that he can find either a subsequence of length 13 with increasing terms or a subsequence of length 17 with

asked by ABCD on May 29, 2013
10. ### Pre-Algebra

Write a rule for this pattern.Fing the next three numbers in the pattern. 1,4,10,22,46,94 the answer that i came up with was that the pattern start with one add 3 and it goes by 3's or 6's. Please and Thank- you Can you see that

asked by Bowier4 on September 3, 2006

More Similar Questions