Write a possible explicit rule for each sequence, and find the 10th term.

16, 4, 1, 1/4, 1/16

I know that the recursive formula is , but I don't know how to make an explicit formula.

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- May 24th 2010, 05:16 PMbfbcool2Help with Explicit Sequence Formula
Write a possible explicit rule for each sequence, and find the 10th term.

16, 4, 1, 1/4, 1/16

I know that the recursive formula is , but I don't know how to make an explicit formula. - May 24th 2010, 05:25 PMGusbob
- May 24th 2010, 07:30 PMbfbcool2
I figured it out.

The formula is

N = the Sequence number (1, 2, 3, 4, etc.) - May 24th 2010, 07:33 PMharish21

for n = 1,2,....