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    Terms Geometric

    if anyone can help the question is

    identify the general term for ui for the geometric progression.

    4 + 2 + 1 + 1/2 +1/4 +........
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    Quote Originally Posted by gracey View Post
    if anyone can help the question is

    identify the general term for ui for the geometric progression.

    4 + 2 + 1 + 1/2 +1/4 +........
    Hint: the common ration is 1/2, the first term is 4

    can you continue?

    how did i find the common ratio?
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    Quote Originally Posted by gracey View Post
    if anyone can help the question is

    identify the general term for ui for the geometric progression.

    4 + 2 + 1 + 1/2 +1/4 +........
    This geometric series is simply: \sum_{n=0}^{\infty}\left(\frac{1}{2}\right)^{n-2}
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    thankyou
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