Been having problems with the solutions to the following problems dealing with finding the common ratio.

Solve for the missing variable and find the common ratio

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- Mar 2nd 2010, 04:50 PMnightrider456Common ratio problems
Been having problems with the solutions to the following problems dealing with finding the common ratio.

Solve for the missing variable and find the common ratio

1.)

2.) - Mar 2nd 2010, 08:05 PMSoroban
Hello, nightrider456!

If we are given three terms with a common ratio,

. . then: .

Quote:

Solve for the variable and find the common ratio.

. .

We have: .

The three terms are: .

. . The common ratio is: .

Quote:

We have: .

. .

Hence: . . . . two solutions

If , the three terms are: .

. . The common ratio is: .

If , the three terms are: .

. . The common ratio is: .