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Basic poperties of geometric series.

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Use the geometric sequence of numbers 1, 2, 4, 8,..... to find the following :

a. What is r, the ratio between 2 consecutive terms

b. Using the formula for the nth term of a geometric sequence, what is the 24th term.

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In our series we have:

a_1 = 1

a_2 = 2

a_3 = 4

we see that the ratio between ...

Solution Summary

The solution shows the basic property of a geometric series - the relations between consecutive terms and how to find any term in the sequence.