Hello, given are the 3 first terms of a series: p(3q+1) ; p (2q + 2) ; p (2q-1) Use algebra to show that a possible value for q is 5. Please help! Thx!
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Originally Posted by NatürlicheZahl Hello, given are the 3 first terms of a series: p(3q+1) ; p (2q + 2) ; p (2q-1) Use algebra to show that a possible value for q is 5. Please help! Thx! What sort of series? Arithmetic? Geometric?
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Originally Posted by NatürlicheZahl This information isn't given by the text! Assuming a geometric sequence will give the correct answer for q: Apply the condition $\displaystyle \frac{2q+2}{3q+1} = \frac{2q-1}{2q+2}$ and solve for q.
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