# PreCalc - Sequence

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### PreCalc - Sequence

A ball is dropped from a height of 20 ft and always rebounds 1/4 of the distance fallen. A. write a sequence for the first 3 rebound heights B. How high is the 6th rebound? C. Find the sum of all possible rebounds. I keep getting numbers that are too high. I don't think I have...

### precalc

Determine whether the sequence is geometric or arithmetic. Then give the general formula for the nth term of the sequence. 6.1, 6.9, 7.7, 8.5, 9.3,... I think it is Geometric, but i don't know how to find the formula

### precalc sequence

5-5^2 = 5-25 =-20 The fifth term is just when n=5 I believe. What is the fifth term of the sequence a sub n=5-n^2? a)-11 b)-20 c)-7 d)-5 I believe that the answer that fits the best is d, but I could be wrong

Find the common ratio, r, for the geometric sequence that has a1= 100 and a8= 25/32

### PreCalc

Determine whether the sequence is arithmetic. If so, find the common difference. 4, 16, 64, 256, 1024

### MATH

A new sequence is formed by adding together the corresponding terms of a geometric sequence and an arithmetric sequence. the geometric sequence has a common ratio of 3 and the arthmetric sequence has a common difference of -2. The first two terms of the new sequence are 4 and ...

### Precalc

Find the indicated nth term of the geometric sequence. 7th term a5: -2/81 a9: -2/6561 I know the formula is an= a1 r ^ n-1 but I can't figure out how to apply it

### Math

A sequence is formed by adding together the corresponding terms of a geometric sequence and and an arithmetic sequence.The common ratio of the geometric sequence is 2 and the common difference of the arithmetic sequence is 2.The first term of the new sequence is 1 and the ...

### Precalc

The sides of a triangle form an arithmetic sequence with a common difference of 2. The ratio of the measure of the largest angle to that of the smallest angle is 2:1. Find the area of the triangle. Please help!

### Math

Alpha writes the infinite arithmetic sequence 10, 8, 6, 4, 2, 0... Beta writes the infinite geometric sequence 9, 6, 4, 8/3, 16/9,... Gamma makes a sequence whose n^th term is the product of the n^th term of Alpha's sequence and the n^th term of Beta's sequence: 10*9,8*6,6*4,4...

### Quick math help

Find the tenth term of the sequence: -6,1,8... Is it 57? For the sequence:2,4,8,16 the value of s4 is____. Is it 8? Find the 7th term of the sequence: 1,2,4,... Is it 64? Which term of this sequence is 275? 5,10,15,... Is it 1357? Find the 7thterm of an. Arithmetic sequence ...

### Quick Math Help

Find the tenth term of the sequence: -6,1,8... Is it 57? For the sequence:2,4,8,16 the value of s4 is____. Is it 8? Find the 7th term of the sequence: 1,2,4,... Is it 64? Which term of this sequence is 275? 5,10,15,... Is it 1357? Find the 7thterm of an. Arithmetic sequence ...

### Quick math help

Find the tenth term of the sequence: -6,1,8... Is it 57? For the sequence:2,4,8,16 the value of s4 is____. Is it 8? Find the 7th term of the sequence: 1,2,4,... Is it 64? Which term of this sequence is 275? 5,10,15,... Is it 1357? Find the 7thterm of an. Arithmetic sequence ...

### PreCalc

The fifth term of an arithmetic sequence is equal to 6 and the sum of the first 12 terms is equal to 45. Find the first term and the common difference.

### arthmetic sequence

the third of an arithmetic sequence is 14 and the ninth tern is -1. Find the first four terms of the sequence.

### Maths

In the sequence 3,p,q,24 are the first four terms.determine the values of p and q if the ,(a)the sequence is geometric .(b)the sequence is arithemetic

### PreCalc

The fifth term of an arithmetic sequence is equal to 6 and the sum of the first 12 terms is equal to 45. Find the first term and the common difference. having trouble with this, can't figure out the steps?

### Math

1. Find all values of p so that 6p, 4p-1, p^2 - 1 will be an arithmetic sequence. 2. The common ration of a geometric sequence is -3. IF the terms of this sequence are 3y, y+6, z+1, ..... respectively, what is the value of z?

### Urgent math

how do I do this can any body show me how? An arithmetic sequence begins 4, 9, 14, 19, 24, . . . . (a) Find the common difference d for this sequence. d = (b) Find a formula for the nth term an of the sequence. an = (c) Find the 35th term of the sequence. a35 =

### math

the sequence 4;9;x;37;...is a quadratic sequence. a) calculate x. b) determine nth term of the sequence

### Math for Educators

The first difference of a sequence is 8, 12, 16, 20,... The sum of the first two terms of the original sequence is 14. Find the first three terms of the original sequence. The first term of the original sequence is? 4 What is the second term of the original sequence? 8 What is...

### geomatry

a sequence begins -4,1,6,11 find the rule that generates the sequence. Then give the 5oth term is the sequence. What type of reasoning inductive or deductive, do you use when solving this problem?

### Math

I am doing a practice test and I am stuck on a couple of questions. 1.) Write a rule for the following sequence 8, -1, -10, -19 2.) Find the next three terms of the sequence -2, -12, -72, -432 3.) Which explains why the sequence 81, 3, 1/9 thanks

### Biology

I am totally confused by what to do here: GGG CAT GGT CCT ATT TAC DNA coding strand sequence: DNA non-coding strand sequence: mRNA sequence: Amino acid sequence:

### PreCalc

1) Determine the value of r (put this number in the first blank) and then determine the value of the 10th term of the geometric sequence. Do not use any decimals or mixed numbers in your answers. Reduce all fractions to lowest terms. a1 = 2 and a4 = −1/4 2)Find d and ...

### Algebra

True or False 1. – 5, – 5, – 5, – 5, – 5, … is an arithmetic sequence. 2. In an arithmetic sequence, it is possible that the 13th term is equal to its 53rd term. 3. In an arithmetic sequence, the common difference is computed by subtracting the first term from the ...

### math

The 3rd term in an arithmetic sequence is 12, the 7th term is 24, a) How many common differences are there between a_3 and a_7? b) What is the common difference of the sequence? c) What is the first term in the sequence? a_1 d) What is the expression for this arithmetic sequence?

### Algebra ASAP

pls pls help out A geometric sequence begins 36, 9, 9/4, 9/16, 9/64, . . . . (a) Find the common ratio r for this sequence. r = (b) Find a formula for the nth term an of the sequence. an = (c) Find the tenth term of the sequence. a10 =

### Math 12

sum of 2nd and 5th terms of a geometric sequence is 13. the sum of the 3rd and 6th is -39. determine: a) the ratio "r" of the sequence b) the first term "a" of the sequence

### math

the ninth term of an arithmetic sequence is 23 and the 33rd term of the sequence is -241 , calculate the sume of the first 15 terms of the sequence , using the formula s=n(2a+(n-1)d)/2

### math Help plz

1.Given a geometric sequence with a_1=6 and r=2/3, write an explicit formula for a_n, the nth term of the sequence. 2.A geometric sequence has a_4=4 and a_5=7. What is a?

### Math: Arithmetic Sequence.

the 3rd of an Arithmetic sequence is 8 of the 16th term is 47. Find a subed 1 and the common difference. Construct the sequence.

### Algebra

I am so lost on these problems. Write a geometric sequence that starts with 3 and has a common ratio of 5. What is the 23rd term in the sequence. Write an arithmetic sequence that has a common difference of 4 and the eighth term is 13. What is the first term? What is the 23rd ...

### math

If An is defined as a geometric sequence, is the sequence 1/An also a geometric sequence? Can someone help explain how I can figure out this statement?

### algebra

the seventh term of a arithmetic sequence is 72 and the tenth term of the sequence is 90. if the sequence is defined by a formula f(n), then find f(2). How would you do this?

### math

in an arithmetic sequence the common difference is equal to 2.the first term is also the first term of a geometric sequence. the sum of the first 3 terms of an arithmetic sequence and the sum of the first 9 terms of an arithmetic sequence form the 2nd and 3rd terms of a ...

### Biology

pair up your nucleoide sequence with the mRNA sequence then you will find from the amino acids in the codons what amino acids are present in the lactase production. Each dna sequence coincincids with the appropriate mRNA sequence unless there is a mutation can someone please ...

### Pre-Calc/Trig...

If An is defined as a geometric sequence, is the sequence 1/an also a geometric sequence? Explain your reasoning

### math

Determine whether the sequence is a Fibonacci-type sequence. If it is, determine the next two terms of the sequence. -4, 5, 1, -3, -2

### Algebra

Is this sequence 10, 15, 20, 25, 30 an arithmetic or geometric sequence? Then find the explicit formula and recursive formula for the given sequence.

### Algebra 1 Honors

Write an equation for the nth term of the arithmetic sequence. Then graph the first five terms in the Sequence. -3,-8,-13,-18 I got 5n-8 as my formula. Then plugged 5 in for n and got 17 for the 5th number in the sequence. Is this correct?

### Sequence

What is the fifth term of the sequence a sub n = 1/3^n? a)1/12 b)1/81 c)1/243 d)1/15 If the sequence starts at n = 1 (there is no reason why it should) then it is 1/243

### Math

6,x,y,16 is a sequence of numbers.6,x.y form an arithmetic sequence.x,y,16 form a geometric sequence. Detrmine the values of x and y

### Can someone help me?!

The 1st, 5th and 13th terms of an arithmetic sequence are the first three terms of a geometric sequence with a common ratio 2. If the 21st term of the arithmetic sequence is 72, calculate the sum of the first 10 terms of the geometric sequence.

### Precalc

Hello, good afternoon. I need help with my precalc hw. we are learning about finding zeros I don't which method I should use for this problem: if i is a zero of x^3+3x^2+ix+(4+i) what do i do? synthetic divison? or long division? when i did long division i got a werid ...

### Science

The following DNA sequence represents a eukaryotic gene. Indicate which is the template and which is the coding strand, determine where transcription begins (assume it ends at the end of the sequence presented), write out the nucleotide sequence of the initial transcript and ...

### algebra

can you check my answers please? What are the first three terms of the sequence: a1 = 3 and an = 2(an1)2? 2, 8, 18 3, 18, 648 --3, 32, 50 2, 6, 12, 24 What is the 14th term in the sequence: an = 4n + 13? -43 43 __> -69 69 What is the recursive rule for the sequence: −...

### math

The 1st,5th,13th term of an arithmetic sequence are the first 3 terms of geometric sequence with a common ratio of 2. If the 21st term of the arithmetic sequence is 72, calculate the sum of the first 10 terms of the geometric sequence.

### mathematics

The first, third and night terms of a linear sequence are the first three terms of an exponential sequence G. P if the seventh term of the linear sequence is 14.find the twentieth term of the linear sequence.

### Math (fibonacci

A sequence of numbers is called a Fibonacci-type sequence if each number (after for the first two) is the sum of the two numbers which precede it. For example, 1, 1, 2, 3, 5, 8 ... is a Fibonacci- type sequence. If 1985, x, y, 200 are four consecutive terms in a Fibonacci-type...

### Math - Geometry

Please help! Need to find the 6th and nth terms in this sequence - and solve for the rule or process. here's the sequence: 1,3,9,27,81 What is the process or formula to get the nth term in the sequence. Thanks!

### SeQuEnCeS and SeRiEs: HELP PLZ!

The first three terms of the sequence -8,x,y,72... form an arithmetic sequence, while the second, third and fourth terms form a geometric sequence. Determine x and y.

### Math

1. Find the sum of the first five terms of the sequence 2/3, 2, 6, 18, ..... 2. Is this a geometric sequence? 2x, (4x-2), (6x-4), ..... 3. Show the equivalent values of the decimal 0.7575757575..... in fraction form. 4. What is the sum of the geometric sequence 4/3, 2/3, 1/3, ...

### mathematics sequence need help

4, 10, 16, 22,... are the A.P obtained from the 1st differences of a Quadratic Sequence with a 1st term of 3. Determine the formula for the sequence & hence its 25th term plz show step

### Math

first three terms of a geometric sequence are the same as the 1st, 9th and 11th terms of an arithmetic sequence, respectively. What is the common ratio in the geometric sequence ? Thanks!

### Geomatic Sequence

In a geomatic sequence, the seventh term exceeds the fifth term by 1920. Find the sum of the first eleven terms if the common ratio of the sequence is 2.

### geomatry deductive reasoning

a sequence begins -4,1,6,11 find the rule that generates the sequence. Then give the 5oth term is the sequence. What type of reasoning inductive or deductive, do you use when solving this problem?

### geomatry deductive reasoning

a sequence begins -4,1,6,11 find the rule that generates the sequence. Then give the 5oth term is the sequence. What type of reasoning inductive or deductive, do you use when solving this problem?

### sequence

defining function is f(x) = 3x+b. If 27 is a member of this sequence, what is the next consecutive member of this sequence? PLEEEEAAAASEEE HELLLLP meeee f(x)=3x+b f(x+1)= 3x + 3 + b so there is a difference of 3 between numbers. Next number is 27 + 3

### Mathematics

. The three consecutive terms of an exponential sequence (G.P) are the second, third and sixth terms of a linear sequence (A.P). Find the common ratio of the exponential sequence.

### Math

1. Find the 12th term of the arithmetic sequence 2, 6, 10, … . 2. Solve for the 101st term of the sequence whose 1st term is x-y and d=2x+y-3. 3. In the sequence 2, 6, 10, … , what term has a value of 106?

### geometric sequence

The sum of the 2nd and 5th terms of a geometric sequence is 3.5. The sum of the 3rd and 6th is -7. Determine the ratio r of the sequence and the first term a.

### math sequence

the first 5 terms of a linear sequence are given below: 8,6,4,2,0... What is the 100th term in the sequence? A. -192 B. -190 C. -108 D. -90 I could figure this out in like 5 minutes, but I know there's a pattern I can't remember to figure it out quicker.

### Math

Consider the sequence 2, 6, 18, 54,... Let n = the term number in the sequence. Let A(n) = the value of the nth term in the sequence. A(1) = 2 = 2 X 3^0 A(2) = 6 = 2 X 3 = 2 X 3^1 A(3) = 18 = 2 X 3 X 3 = 2 X 3^2 A(4) = 54 = 2 X 3 X 3 X 3 = 2 X 3^3 What is the relationship ...

### Algebra Help

Consider the sequence 2, 6, 18, 54,... Let n = the term number in the sequence. Let A(n) = the value of the nth term in the sequence. A(1) = 2 = 2 X 3^0 A(2) = 6 = 2 X 3 = 2 X 3^1 A(3) = 18 = 2 X 3 X 3 = 2 X 3^2 A(4) = 54 = 2 X 3 X 3 X 3 = 2 X 3^3 What is the relationship ...

### Biology

Convert the following DNA sequence into its RNA equivalent and then using the genetic code, convert that RNA sequence into the amino acid sequence. 5â€™â€“TACTTCTTCAAGACT-3â€™ For this above DNA sequence, what information is contained in the genetic code for the...

### Math

1. Find the sum of the first five terms of the sequence 2/3, 2, 6, 18, ..... My answer is 242. Am I right? 2. Which of these two sequences form a geometric sequence: 2x, 4x-2, 6x-4, ..... OR x+1, 2x+2, 5x+1, .....? Find the value/s of x and what is the sequenced formed? I ...

### college

The first difference of a sequence is 6, 10,14,18. The sum of the first two terms of the original sequence is 24. Find the first three term of the original sequence. the first term of the original sequence is?

### Mathematics : Arithmetic Sequence

The 5th term and the 8th term of an arithmetic sequence are 18 and 27 respctively. a)Find the 1st term and the common difference of the arithmetic sequence. b)Find the general term of the arithmetic sequence.

### algebra1

Which of the following functions represents a geometric sequence? Why? Answer Choices The function f(x)=x7 represents a geometric sequence because each term is raised to the seventh power to make it greater. The function f(x)=7x represents a geometric sequence because each ...

### Math

1. What are the next two terms of the following sequence? -3, 1, 5, 9... 2. What are the next two terms of the following sequence? -2, 4, -8, 16... 3. What is the common difference of the following arithmetic sequence? 13, -7, -27, -47... 4. What is the ninth term of the ...

### arithmetic sequence

the 40th term of an arithmetic sequence is equal to the sum of the 20th and 31st term. if the common difference of the sequence is-10. find the first term.

### Math

Algebra 2 A sequence is of pyramids is created where the first pyramid has a height of 6 inches and a base area of 10 inches, for a volume of 20 cubic inches. The height of the next pyramid is twice the height of the previous pyramid. The input of the sequence is the position ...

### maths

The common ratio r of a geometric sequence satisfies the quadratic equation 2r squared - 3r -2 = 0. If the sum to infinity of the same sequence is 6, explain why, in this case, r can only take on one value, and hence state the common ratio, r. Also, show that the first term 'a...

### Discrete Math

I want to verify that this is correct: An arithmetic sequence begins, 116, 109, 102 • Determine whether -480 belongs to this sequence, if it does, what is its term number? -480 = 116 + (n - 1)(-7) n - 1 = 85.142. . . So, that means -480 does not belong to this sequence, ...

### Sj

Mathematics......Under number patterns-Geometric series If a question goes.determine the expression for the nth term of the following sequence if the a) 4th term is 24 and the 7th term is 192 in a geometric sequence.what formula do i use here?because i don't have the whole ...

### math

find the rule for the Nth term of the arithmetic sequence. 11/2, 25/6, 17/6, 3/2, 1/6..... If you change the denomators to 6, you should notice the numerators follow the sequence: 33,25,17,9,1,...which is an arithmetic sequence with a common difference of -8 so term(n) = -8n...

### Biology

Produce a nucleotide sequence with a single base-pair substitution mutation that still produces the same amino acid sequence. Indicate the site of the mutation and explain why the amino acid sequence is not affected.

### Genetics

Given the sequence of bases in the sense strand of DNA shown below, please answer the following questions. 5'-ATGTTTCCCCAGAAGAGGTATGGGAAAAAGATTTGA-3' a. Show the sequence of bases in the messenger RNA encoded by this gene. I'm not sure what this means. I looked up "sense ...

### Maths

1..The first 2 terms of a geometric progression are the same as the first two terms of an arithmetic progression.The first term is 12 and is greater than the second term.The sum of the first 3 terms od the arithmetic progression is 4/3 less than the sum of the first 3 terms of...

### Mathematics arithmetic sequence

The sum of second and sixth terms of an arithmetic sequence is 4. The third term is 24 more than eleventh term. So determine the first three terms of the sequence.

### URGET!!

DOING A 20 QUESTION MATH TEST AND GOT STUCK ON THESE PROBLEMS!!:( 1.find the three terms in the sequence 30,22,14,6,.... 2.write a rule for the sequence 4,8,16,32 3.find the first-four terms of the sequence represented by the expressed sequence 3n + 5. 4.a gas station charges ...

### math

the first number of a sequence is 200. every number of the sequence after the first is 100 less than twice the preceding number. what is the 5th number of the sequence

### MATH

the first number of a sequence is 200. every number of the sequence after the first is 100 less than twice the preceding number. what is the 5th number of the sequence

### furthermaths

The sum of the first ten terms of a linear sequence is 60 and the sum of the first fifteen terms of the sequence is 165.find the 18th term of the sequence.

### Stats/ Probability

Repeated die toss experiment. A fair die is tossed repeatedly, and the sequence of numbers that turn up is recorded, until a 1 is obtained. When a 1 is obtained, the experiment is over, but the 1 is included in the sequence. Thus every outcome is a sequence of integers ending ...

### Math

1. What is the tenth term of the geometric sequence whose first term (a1) is 16 and the common ratio (r) is –½? 2. Given the terms a10 = 3 / 512 and a15 = 3 / 16384 of a geometric sequence, find the exact value of the first term of the sequence.

### Math

Which explains why the sequence 64, 4, 1/4,... is arithmetic or geometric? A. The sequence is geometric because it decreases by a factor of 1/16. B. The sequence is arithmetic because it decreases by a factor of 1/16. C. The sequence is geometric because it decreases by a ...

### math

in an arithmetic sequence whose first term is 4, the 1st, 3rd and 7th terms form consecutive terms of geometric sequence, find the sum of the first three terms of the arithmetic sequence

### math30

Sequences 1)A sequence has a first term of 24 and every other term is one half of the previous term. a)Write the first four terms of the sequence. b)Find a recursive formula that defines this sequence. c)Find an explicit formula that defines this sequence. This will be ...

### Math

make a table of values for the sequence 6,11,16,21,26 b) write an algebraic expression for the general term of the sequence. c) Use ur expression for the general term to calculate the 25th term in the sequence. Please help asap

### Math

The first three elements of a number sequence are 1, 2, 3. ( As you can see, the middle number is one less than the product of its neighbors. This is true for the rest of the elements of this sequence. Now add the elements of the sequence up to a certain element. Could this ...

### AP and GP

1) Given the terms a35 = 1238, a70 = 1483 of an AP. Find the exact value of the term a105 a sequence, and sum of sequence. 2) Given the term a3 = 99 and a5 = 891 of GP. Find the exact value of the term a7 of the sequence and the sum of sequence.

### math

help me with sequences problem.So if the sequence is 2,5,10,17,26 +3 +5 +7 +9 1st difference +2 +2 +2 2nd difference then the nth term can be worked out by writing out : n 1 2 3 4 n squared 1 4 9 16 original sequence 2 5 10 17 nth term= n squared+1 but what about this question...

### math

The first and second terms of an exponential sequence (G.P) are respectively the first and third terms of a linear sequence (A.P). The fourth term of the linear sequence is 10 and sum of its first five terms is 60. find (a) the first five terms of the linear sequence and the ...

### Algebra II

1. Which represents the first two terms of the sequence: a_1 = 2 and a_n = -2(a_n-1)^2 option a. -8, -128 option b. 16, 1024 option c. -2, 16 option d. 2, -8 2. Which is the seventh term in the sequence: a_n = -1/125 * 5^n-1 option a. -125 option b. -625 option c. -25 option d...

### math

I fyou start with 2 and count by 4s until youreach the number 202, you will have the following number sequence. 2, 6, 10, 14...202 If 2 is the first number in the sequence, 6 is the second and so on, what number in the sequence is 202?

### maths

consider the sequence given by U1=-0.3 Un+1=Un+0.7 i)state what type of sequence this is. ii)write down the first 4 terms of the sequence. iii) find a closed form for sequnce. iv) use the closed form to find the nth term of the sequnce when Un=36.1 (n=1,2,3 ETC)

### math

suppose an arithmetic sequence and a geometric sequence with common ration r have the same first two terms. show that the third term of the geometric series is r^2/(2r-1) tomes the third term of the arithmetic sequence