# The first term in the sequence is -2 and the fifth term is -1/8 what is the common ratio

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### 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

The fourth term of an arithmetic sequence is less than the fifth term by 3. The seventh term is three times the fifth term. Find the common difference and the first term

### Arithmetic Sequence

Given the third term of an arithmetic sequence less than the fourth term by three. The seventh term is two times the fifth term. Find the common difference and the first term.

### Algebra

The first term in the sequence is -2 and the fifth term is -1/8 what is the common ratio

### 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.

### 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...

### Alg 2

The first term of a geometric sequence is 25, and the fourth term is 1\5. (a) Find the common ratio r. r = Find the fifth term. a5 = (b) Find the partial sum of the first eight terms. S8 =

### maths science and geography

in a geometric sequence,the fifth term is four times the third term,and the second term is 4.if r<0 determine the value of r,the common ratio

### 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 ...

### Geometric Progression.

The fifth of an exponential sequence (GP) is greater than the fourth term by 13.5 and fourth term is greater than the thrid by 9.Find:common ratio and the first term.

### Alg2

A geometric sequence has a common ratio of 4. If the fifth term in the sequence is 2256, what is the second term?

### algebra

The second term of an arithmetic sequence is 24 and the fifth term is 3.Find the first term and the common difference.

### 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

1. The fourth and seventh terms of a geometric sequence are 6 and 384, respectively. What is the common ratio and the sixth term of the sequence? 2. The fifth and eight terms of a geometric sequence of real numbers are 7! and 8! respectively. What is the first term?

### komenco

the first, second, and fifth term of an AP are three consecutive terms of an exponential sequence. if the first term of the linear sequence is 7 ,find it common difference

### 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

I can't solve this one: The second term of an arithmetic sequence is 24 and the fifth term is 3.Find the first term and the common difference. How could I get the answers if there's only two given numbers?

### algebra

For the sequence an=6+5*(n-1), its first term is__??__ ; its second term is__??__ ; its third term is__??__ ; its fourth term is__??__ ; its fifth term is__??_ ; its common difference d= __??__ .

### math

the third term of a geometric sequence is t3= -75 and the sixth term is t6= 9375. determine the first term and the common ratio

### math

Given that the sum of the first 20 terms of an arithmetic sequence is 1150 and the fifth term is twice the second term . find: 1.The first term and the common difference 2. find the general formula

### maths

Given that the sum of the first four terms of a geometric sequence is 10 and the fourth term is half the third term . find the common ratio and the first term

### Math

The fifth term of an arithmetic progression is three times the second term,and the third term is 10.a)What is the first term,b)the common difference and c)the 15th term?

### 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

1.) What is the formula for the nth term of the arithmetic sequence that has a common difference of 8 and a first term of 4? 2.) What is the formula for the nth term of the geometric sequence that has a first term of 2 and a ratio of 3?

### 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?

### Geomatic Sequence

In a geomatic sequence, the 7th term exceeds the 5th term by 48. Find the first term if the common ratio is 2.

### Math

3,5,-5... The first term in the sequence of #'s shown above is 3. Each even # term is 2 more than the previous term and each odd # term, after the first, is -1 times the previous term. For example, the second term is 3+2, and the third term is (-1)x5. What is the 55th term of ...

### maths

The fifth term of an arithmetic sequence is 23 and the 12th term is 72. And they say first question 1.determine the first three terms of the sequences and the nth term. 2.what is the value of the 10th term. 3. Which term has a value of 268.

### MaTh

A certain 300-term geometric sequence has first term 1337 and common ratio -1/2. How many terms of this sequence are greater than 1?

### math

the second term of AP is 15 and the fifth term is 21.find (1) the common difference and the first term (2) The eight term (3) The sum of the first 16 term

### MATHEMATICS

THE FIFTH TERM OF AN ARITHMETIC SEQUENCE IS 23 AND THE 12TH TERM IS 72.AND THEY SAY DETERMINE THE FIRST THREE TERMS OF THE SEQUENCE AND NTH TERM

### Precalculus

1. In an arithmetic sequence, the fifth term, u5, is greater than the first term, u1. The difference between these terms is 36. a) find the common difference 9? The tenth term of the sequence is double the seventh term . b) find u1 2.5? 2. Consider the function f(x) = ax^3 -3x...

### Math(arithmetic & Geometric Series)

1)The sum of 6 terms of an arithmetic series is 45, the sum of 12 terms is -8. Find the first term and the common difference? 2)If in a geometric sequence the sum of the second and the third is 20 and the sum of the fourth and fifth is 320, find the common ratio and the first ...

### math

The first term of a geometric sequence is -2 and the common ratio is 3. What is the 12th term of the sequence?

### maths

The fifth term of an arithmetic sequence is 23 and 12th term is 72. And they say 1. Determine the first three terms of the sequences and the nth term. 2. What is the value of the 10th term. 3. Which term has a value of 268.

### 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 ...

### algbebra

The fifth term of an A.p. Exceeds the second term by 1.The tenth term exceeds twice the fourth term by 3 * find first term and common difference * sum of first twenty-five terms.

### Mathematics

The second and fifth terms of a geometric progression (g.p) are 1 and 8 respectively. Find the common ratio,first term, and the eight term.

### mathenatic

The sum of sixth term of a.p is 72 and the second term is seven times fifth term find the first term,common difference and the sum of tenth term

### Maths

The sixth term of GP is 16 and the third term is 2.Find the first term and common ratio. 6th term =16 3rd term=2 So ar^5=16 and ar^2=2, then divide. So r^3=8, and r^3 =2^3. Therefore r =2 and a=1/2

### maths

given 1,0.5,4,o.25,7,0.125,10 assume this pattern continues consistently 1.write down the 33th term in this sequence 2.determine the sum of the first 24 terms in this sequence.give the answer to five decimal place 2.1.in a geometric sequence the fourth term is root of 3 and ...

### MATH!!

~Determine whether each sequence is arithmetic or geometric fund the next three terms~ *Doing a math unit test and stuck on these five* 1.14,19,24,29.... 2.-2,8,-16,32... 3.81,27,9,3... 4.What are the first four terms of an arithmetric sequence if the common diffrence is 1.5 ...

### mathematics

1.1 the third term of an arithmetic sequence is 8 and the 15 term is 44 . Calculate: 1.1 the common difference and first term. 1.2 the sum of the first 50 terms. 1.2 1;4;7;10.... Is an arithmetic sequence .find: 1.2.1 the 30 term.

### math

The first term of a geometric sequence is 9 and the common ratio is -1 over 3. find the fourth term

### 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.

### Sequence

Find the common difference and a formula formula for the nth term of the arithmetic sequence; 6, 2, -2, -6, -10,...a sub n = a)6-4n b)6-2n c)10-2n d)10-4n I think it is c but want to check. Ao is 10, then each term subtracts 4n from it....n=1, ... well if 6 is equal to the ...

### Mathematics

The 8th term of a linear sequence is 18th and 12th term is 26.find the first term and the common difference and 2th term

### math

still need help: 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 term in the sequence

### algebra

If an A.p. Fifth term exceeds twice second term by 1. The tenth term xeceeds twice fourth term by 3 * find first term and common difference * find sum of first twenty-five terms.

### 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?

### algebra

The fifth term of an A.P exceeds twice the second term by 1.The tenth term exceeds twice the fourth term by 3. Find:1.the first term. 2.the common difference. 3.the sum of first twenty five terms.

### Math

In an arithmetic sequence, the first term is 5, and the fifth term is 21. What is the second term? Help please ASAP!!

### Further maths

The 8th term of a linear sequence is 18th and the 12th term is 26th .find the first term,common difference and the 20th term

### Algebra

The fifth term of an arithmetic sequence is 22 and the 15th term is 62. Find the 100th term and the sum of the first 60 terms

### 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.

### math

The third,fourth and eight term of A.P form first three consecutive term of G.P.if the sum of the first ten term of A.P is 85.calculate the first term of both A.P and G.P,common ratio and sum of 5 term of G.P

### math

The third,fourth and eight term of A.P form first three consecutive term of G.P.if the sum of the first ten term of A.P is 85.calculate the first term of both A.P and G.P,common ratio and sum of 5 term of G.P

### further maths

If 5th term of an exponential sequence is greater than the 4th term by thirteen and half and the 4th term is greater than the 3rd term by 9,find the common ratio and the 1st term

### 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...

### math

In the geometric progression, the first is a and the common ratio is r. The sun of the first two terms is 12 and the third term is 16 Determine the ratio (ar^2)/(a+ar) If the first term is larger than the second term, find the value of r.

### Precalculus

The 8th term in an arithmetic sequence is 5, and the sum of the first 10 terms is 20. Find the common difference and the first term of the sequence. Alright so in an arithmetic squence the difference d between any two successive numbers is constant. So if the first term is x, ...

### 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.

### Mathematics

The second term of a G.P is 12 more than the first term,given that the common ratio is half of the first term.find the fourt term of the G.P.

### Math

The fifth term of an arithmetic progression is 19 and the fourteenth term is 15. Find the, first term, common difference, and sum of the first eighty terms.

### Math

The fifth term of an arithmetic sequence is 22 and the 15th term is 62. Find the 100th term and the sum of the first 60 terms. I'm having trouble figuring out how to do this.

### Algebra

What are the first four terms of an arithmetic sequence if the common difference is 1.5 and the first term is 15? 15,30,45,60 15,16.5,18,19.5 15,22.5,33.75,50.625 none of the above What are the first four terms of a geometric sequence if the common ratio is 10 and the first ...

### math

The third term of a geometric progressiom is nine times the first term.if the second term is one-twenty fourth the fifth term.find the fourth term.ar^2=9a. r=sqr of 9 r=3.pls teach me how to get the first term and i can get the 4th term myself

### Maths

The 3rd term of an AP is 10 more than the first term while the fifth term is 15 more than the second term.find the sum of the 8th and 15 term of AP.if the 7th term is seven times the first term.

### Math Algebra

The first term of a geometric progression is more than the third term by 12. The fourth term is more than the second term by 4. Find: i.the first term a and the common ratio r. ii. the n'th term of the progression.

### Algebra 2

The third and sixth terms of a geometric sequence are -75 and -9375 respectively. Find the first term, the common ratio, and an explicit rule for the nth term.

### uniuyo

The second and fifth term of a geometric progression are 21 and 567 respectively. Find the first term and the common ratio of the progression

### Geometric Sequence

Find the fourth term (a4) of geometric sequence if the first term (a1) is 2 and the common ratio, r is 4.

### mathematics

the 10th term of an arithmetic sequence is equal to the sum of 40 and 5th term.If the 15th term is 127 what is its common difference?what is its first term?what is the sum of the first 30 terms.

### 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...

### math

Each term in a sequence of numbers, except for the 1st term, is 2 less than the square root of the previous term.If the 3rd term of this sequence is 1, what is the first term?

### maths

consider the arithmetic sequence which has the second term equal to 8 and the fifth term equal to 10 2.1.1 determine the common difference of this sequence

### Math

1. Find the common ratio and the 7th term of the sequence 2/9, 2/3, 2, 6, 18, ..... 2. The 3rd and 5th terms of a geometric sequence are 2 and 1/2 respectively. What is the first term? 3. Find the geometric mean between: a. 1/2 and 1/3 b. sqrt5 - sqrt2

### MATH

In an arithmetic sequence, the first term is 100 and the sixth term is 85. Find the common difference. Then, find the 50th term of the sequence. Do I use the formula an=a1+(n-1)d? If so, what would my "n" by in the equation?

### Math

1. Find the common ratio and 9th term of the sequence 6, -3, 3/2, -3/4, ..... 2. Find the 7th term of the sequence: 2, 6, 18, 54, ..... 3. Find the 11th term of the sequence 1, -1/2, 1/4, -1/8, .....

### maths

if the second term of an arithmetic sequence is 15 and the fifth term is 24. determine the third and fourth term of the sequence

### MATH

Find the value of A + B if the A is the first term and B is the common difference of the sequence whose 4th term is 3 and 20th term is 35

### ahisco

In an A.P the difference between the 8th term and 4th term is 20 and the 8th term is 1half timesthe fourth term. what is the common difference and the first term of the sequence

### math

find the fourth term of the geometric sequence whose first term is 8 and whose common ratio is -2, a under 4 = .

### math-algebra 1

Find the 6th term of the geometric sequence whose common ratio is 1/3 and whose first term is 7.

### maths

The first term of a geometric sequence is 31(1/4),the last term is 2 and the sum of the associated series is 50(3/4).what is the common ratio and how many terms are there in the series?

### pre-calculus urgent

Please help me here as well to clarify more my understanding. Let a1, a2, a3, . . . be a geometric sequence with initial term a and common ratio r. Show that a1^2, a2^2, a3^2, . . . is also a geometric sequence by finding its common ratio. Given that the ratio for a1, a2, a3...

### pre-calculus urgent

The first term of an arithmetic sequence is 6, and the tenth term is 2. (a) Find the common difference d. d = Find the 100th term of the sequence. a100 = (b) Find the partial sum of the first ten terms. S10 = how do i do this, there's an example I tried following but it did ...

### Math

Find the 8th term of an exponential sequence whose first term is 3 and whose common ratio is 2

### Algebra1

Determine 5th term in the geometric sequence whose first term id 4 and whose common ratio is 3

### Algebra1

Determine 3rd term in the geometric sequence whose first term is -8 and whose common ratio is 6

### math

!_,_,_,9,730,_,... terms in the sequence above are created such that each term after the first term is 1 more than the cube of the perceding term. what is the value of the first term in the sequence??

### Algebra I

What is the 2011th term of the arithmetic sequence −4, −1, 2, 5, . . . , where each term after the first is 3 more than the preceding term?( remember -4 is the first term of the sequence.) (I posted this before but it was the wrong answer)

### MATH

2, -4, 8,... The first term of the sequence above is 2, and every term after he first term is -2 times the preceding term. How many of the first 50 terms of this sequence are less than 100? (A) 22 (B) 25 (C) 28 (D) 30 (E) 37

### math

The first and seventh terms of a sequence are both 8. Starting with the third term, each term is the sum of the two previous terms. What is the fifth term?

### 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 ...

### math

The first term of an arithmetic sequence is 2.The 12th term in the progression is 9 times bigger than the 2nd term. Find the common difference d.

### math

in a geometric sequence the first term is 2. The 3rd term is the sum of the 1st and 2nd term. Find the ratio, and the 2 terms