Try making the subject of the formula
hi all,
Find the first five terms of these sequence:
for
how does this work given that the first term is 5 and for n to be greater or equal to 2 then
The only way this seems to make sense if
but then wouldnt this be out of range?
thank sammy
But you can't use that formula to find from because we don't know if it applies! We are told that for . Assuming that U_2= \frac{5}{U_1- 1}[/tex] assumes that the formula applies to n= 1 which we are NOT told!
I thought that was the whole point of sammy28's original post!
hi HallsofIvy, yes that was my original question. i should have checked the answer section sorry.
the answer given is
its a bit past my bedtime at the minute so ill look into it tomorrow
do you think its a typo in the question? perhaps it should be
rather than