# george entered a function into his calculator andfound the following partail sums s1=0.0016 s2= 0.0096 s3= 0.0496 s4= 0.2496 s5= 1.2496 determine the genral term of the corresponding sequence how would I approach this question?

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1. ## math!

george entered a function into his calculator andfound the following partail sums s1=0.0016 s2= 0.0096 s3= 0.0496 s4= 0.2496 s5= 1.2496 determine the genral term of the corresponding sequence how would I approach this question? If this is a series then sn
2. ## 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
3. ## 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
4. ## algebra

the first term of a sequence of numbers is 1. if each term after the first is the product of -2 and the preceding term, what is the 6th term of the sequence? How do I approach this problem?
5. ## Math

Penn writes a 2013-term arithmetic sequence of positive integers, and Teller writes a different 2013-term arithmetic sequence of integers. Teller's first term is the negative of Penn's first term. Each then finds the sum of terms in his sequence. If their
6. ## Math

Penn writes a 2013-term arithmetic sequence of positive integers, and Teller writes a different 2013-term arithmetic sequence of integers. Teller's first term is the negative of Penn's first term. Each then finds the sum of terms in his sequence. If their
7. ## 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
8. ## stats

A multiple choice test consists of four questions. Each question has five possible answers of which only one is correct. A student guesses on every question. Find the probability distribution of X, the number of questions she answers correctly. A) x P(X =
9. ## 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.
10. ## math

1. The table shows the number of wild strawberry plants in a particular forest t years after a forest fire. Use a graphing calculator to find the exponential function that best fits the set of data. Number of Wild Strawberry Plants years | wild strawberry
11. ## someone explain to me!

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. how do I do this question I am tying really hard but I still don't comprehend this question! We have t3 = -75 and t6 = 9375. A
12. ## social studies

This one question is about the revolutionary war. What action finalized the colonies independence from great britian? A. a mutuat agreement with parlament B. a vote in the continenal congress C. an order of Genral George Washington D. a royal decree from
13. ## 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
14. ## 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
15. ## Maths

The first Arthmatic sequence is 23 and the 12th term is 72. Determine the first three terms in the sequence and the nth term and also Determine the Value of 10th term
16. ## Math! Help Hurry!

Tasha has foam blocks stored in a box that measures 3 1/4 ft long by 3 ft wide by 1 ft tall. Each foam block is a cube with 1/4 ft edge length. How many blocks can fit into the box? A)156 B)312 C) 624 D) 2496
17. ## 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
18. ## 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.
19. ## 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.
20. ## 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.
21. ## 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
22. ## maths

The fith term of an arithmetic sequence is 23 and the 21th term is 72 Determine the first three terms of the sequence and the nth term
23. ## math Question

the 5th term in a geometric sequence is 160. The 7th term is 40. What are the possible values of the 6th term of the sequence +70 70 +80 80
24. ## 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
25. ## math...

how can I tell if a sequences is airthmetic, geometric or neither? determine the first three terms of each and determine if each are airthmetic, geometric or neither. 1) tn=5t n-1+ 3 wheret 1=2 first three terms: 3,13,23 airthmetic 2)t(n)= -3(4)^n first
26. ## math

51.A sequence t is defined where the first term is –4. Each successive term is 3 more than the term before it. (a)Write an explicit formula for the sequence t. (b)A second function is defined as s(n) = 2 + 2n. Compare the rates of change of t(n) and
27. ## 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
28. ## 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.
29. ## 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?
30. ## 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
31. ## 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
32. ## Math ( Can You check my Work?)

1.an = 3n - 1 2. an = 2(2n - 3) 3.an = 4^n 4.an = (2/3)^n 5. an = (-1)^n(n + 5) 6. an = (-1)^n + 1(n + 6) 7. an= n+3/2n-1 8. a1 = -5 and an = an-1 - 3 for n ≥ 2 9. a1 = -6 and an = -2an-1 for n ≥ 2 10.a1 = 4 and an = 3an-1 + 2 for n ≥ 2
33. ## Sequences

Terms 1 through 5 of a sequence are shown below. 8/81 , 4/27 , 2/9 , 1/3 , 1/2 What is the 10th term in the sequence? I have no clue. I tried having common denominator of 81, but that just confused me more. I would try to show more work, but I really don't
34. ## math30

A sequence has a first term of 24 and every other term is one half of the previous term. Find a recursive formula that defines this sequence. The answer of this question is: an=an-1*1/2 Somebody can help me and let me know why is 1/2 on the formula? please
35. ## My Retyped Algebra Post

1. Use the arithmetic sequence of numbers 2,4,6,8,10.. to find the following: a)What is d, the difference between any consecutive terms? Answer: Show work in this space: b)Using the formula for the nth term of an arithmetic sequence, what is 101st term?
36. ## 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
37. ## 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
38. ## 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
39. ## 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
40. ## 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 =
41. ## Calculus

I am trying to solve a sigma/summation notation problem: n = 99, i = 4 and each term in the sequence is determined by (1/i) - (1/(i+1)). Since n = 99, I think it's safe to assume my professor does not want me to actually go through the process of subbing
42. ## 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
43. ## math

the sequence 4;9;x;37;...is a quadratic sequence. a) calculate x. b) determine nth term of the sequence
44. ## math30

A sequence has a first term of 24 and every other term is one half of the previous term. Find a recursive formula that defines this sequence. The answer of this question is: an=an-1*1/2 Somebody can help me and let me know why is 1/2 on the formula? please
45. ## 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?

Question 1 Write the first four terms of the sequence whose general term is given. an = 3n - 1 Answer 2, 3, 4, 5 2, 5, 8, 11 -2, -5, -8, -11 4, 7, 10, 13 3 points Question 2 Write the first four terms of the sequence whose general term is given. an = 2(2n
47. ## math

first term of the arithmetic sequence is 13. two other terms of the sequence are 37 and 73. common difference is consecutive terms integers. determine all possible values for 100th term.
48. ## Math

Question 1 Write the first four terms of the sequence whose general term is given. an = 3n - 1 Answer 2, 3, 4, 5 2, 5, 8, 11 -2, -5, -8, -11 4, 7, 10, 13 3 points Question 2 Write the first four terms of the sequence whose general term is given. an = 2(2n
49. ## 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
50. ## mathematics

Question # 1: A series is: 1. any list of numbers 2. a summation of quantities whose positions are based upon the natural numbers 3. an arrangement of quantities whose positions are based upon the natural numbers. Which number is it? Question # 2: For the
51. ## Math

question 1: A series is: 1. any list of numbers 2. a summation of quantities whose positions are based upon the natural numbers 3. an arrangement of quantities whose positions are based upon the natural numbers. Which number is it? question 2: For the rule
52. ## 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
53. ## Math

an = 3n - 1 Answer 2, 3, 4, 5 2, 5, 8, 11 -2, -5, -8, -11 4, 7, 10, 13 3 points Question 2 Write the first four terms of the sequence whose general term is given. an = 2(2n - 3) Answer -6, -2, 2, 6 -1, 1, 3, 5 -2, -4, -6, -8 -2, 2, 6, 10 3 points Question
54. ## Math for Educators

Use Gauss's approach to find the following sums (do not use formulas). a. 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +...+ 102 b. 1 + 3 + 5 + 7 +...+1001 a. The sum of the sequence is ? My answer 102-51(103)= 5,253 b. The sum of the sequence is? My answer 500.3(1,002)=501,300.6 Are my
55. ## Maths

The first term of an arithmetic sequence is 2. The first, third and eleventh terms are the first three terms of a geometric sequence. Determine the seventh term of the geometric sequence
56. ## 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.
57. ## Sequence

In a GP the 3rd term is equal to four times the first term and the sixth term is equal to three times the fourth term plus 32. determine the sequence.
58. ## 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.
59. ## 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)
60. ## 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.
61. ## Math

Determine the sum of the first 20 terms of the arithmetic sequence in which ... f) the 7th term is 43 and the 13th term is 109 I know you can make two equations : 43 = a + 6d and 109 = a + 12 d And subtract them to get d = 11 But I know there's another way
62. ## 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.
63. ## Math

the second and sixth terms of an arithmetic sequence is 4. the third term is 24more than the 11th term. Determine the first three terms of the sequence
64. ## 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
65. ## Math *URGENT

Please give the answers and solutions for each. 1.If the second term is 2 and the seventh term of a geometric sequence is 64, find the 12th term. 2. Which term if the geometric sequence 18,54,162,486,... is 3,188,646? 3. Determine the geometric mean of 8
66. ## geometry

The third term of a geomatrie sequence is 6 and the sixth term is 3/32.determine the fist three terms and the general term Tn
67. ## 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
68. ## man alive! can someone check for me?

I am so bad when it comes to mathI I think I am slow! okay so my question is : a recrusive sequence is defined by tn= 2tn-1, where t1= 5 define the first five terms of this sequnce: so would I go like this to figure them out: 2tn-1, where t1= 5 so
69. ## maths

the third term of a geometric sequence is 6 and the sixth term is 3 over 32. Determine the first terms and the general term Tn?
70. ## math ( sequence )

A sequence is generated in which each term is 5 less than the previous term. If the twentieth term is -32, what is the fifteenth term ? a. -57 b. -12 c. -7 d. 2 e. 7 please answer and explain
71. ## math+ check!

the following sequence is geometric: 4/3, 4/9, 4/27.... determine the general term, tn and the term t10 so the general term is: (4/3)x (1/3) ^n so the tenth term is: 4/177147 is this correct? thanks! You have one too many factors of three in the
72. ## math

The sum of the first 10 term of an arithmetic sequence is 145 and the sum of the fourth and ninth term is five times the third term. Determine the first term and constant difference.
73. ## 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
74. ## Math

Please help me with my midterm review my teacher was out sick today and idk how much longer she will be but my midterms Thursday. She only helps people who she has seen done there midterm review and gotten over half of it right so can any of you please
75. ## Math(Quick question)

The function D(h)=7e^-0.4(h) can be used to determine the milligrams D of a certain drug in a patient's bloodstream h hours after the drug has been given. How many milligrams will be present after 9 hours. Round three decimal places. so 7e^(-0.4 x 9) =
76. ## 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.
77. ## 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
78. ## 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
79. ## 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??

i need help figuring out this question! :) write a equation for this sequence. then find the 100th term. term number 1 2 3 4 term 6 10 14 18
81. ## Calculus

Wouldn't this sequence be neither geometric and neither arithmetic? 0.0005, 0.005, 0.05, 0.5 I can'f find a pattern. And also this sequence, it doesnt look arithmetic or geometric 1/5, 1/4, 1/3, 1/2, 1,... And also this other question: The first three
82. ## pre cal 11

i am stuck at a question that is asking for the common difference, first term, and general term for the arithmetic sequence the question is t10=50 and t27=152 i found my d=6 and t1=(-4) so know my equation is: tn=(-4)+(n-1)6 i had asken my teacher to tell
83. ## 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
84. ## Math

I'm learning series and sequences (grade 11). Please check that my steps show I understand what I'm doing/the concept and my answer as well: 5. The consecutive terms of an arithmetic sequences are 3.6, y, 8.2. Find the value of y. This seems to be a
85. ## 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.
86. ## algebra 2

What is the 20th term of the sequence that begins -3,6,-12,24? A. 524,288 B 524,288 C. 1,572,864 d. 3,145,728 The term in a geometric sequence is 160. the 7th term is 40. What are the possible values of the 6th term of the sequence? You roll a standard,
87. ## Math Formula--General Term

Consider the sequence 12, 5, -2, -9 Determine the formula for the general term of the sequence: tn = a + (n-1)d tn = 12 + (n-1)-7 tn = 12-7n + 7 tn = -7n + 19 I got -7n +19 as the answer, but at the back of the book, it says.. tn = 19-7n. I have no idea
88. ## 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?
89. ## Partial Sums and finding a certain term

Suppose that the nth partial sum of the series ∞ Σan is Sn = (5n-2)/(5n+2) n=1   Find a3. I have tried plugging in n = 3 and solving Sn but that is incorrect. I believe something is wrong with my approach and I would be happy to get some guidance.
90. ## Math Help

Hi! I need help with these two questions. Thanks! 1.) Look for the first four terms for the following sequence below. an=n(n^2-6) 2.) For this question, remember that your answer has to begin with the second term of the following sequence. Look for the
91. ## 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.
92. ## math

The area of a plot of land is 2496 square meters. A small part of the land is fenced. The ratio of the area of the plot of land to the area that is not fenced is 48:31. What is the area of the land that is not fenced? (5th grade math)
93. ## math

the first term of a sequence of numbers is 4. each term after the first is 4 more than half the preceding term, what is the fourth term of the sequence?
94. ## 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.)
95. ## Math

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? (Remeber -4 is the first term of the sequence)
96. ## 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
97. ## math

The third and seventh terms of an arithmetic sequence are 10 and 20. 1) What is the value of the 1st term? 2) What is the value of the 9th term? 3) What is the equation to find the nth term in the sequence? HELP!! PLEASE!!
98. ## Math

An arithmetic sequence has a first term of 0 and a 10th term of 15. If 10 is an output of the sequence, which term number is it? Show and explain how you know you have the correct answer.
99. ## 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
100. ## math help

4,9,x,37 is a quadratic sequence (a)show that x=20 (b)determine the nth term of the sequence thanks in advance