Determine whether the sequence 5,15,45,135,... is geometric and if it is, what is the common ratio

hexaedru8p 2022-10-10 Answered
Determine whether the sequence 5,15,45,135,... is geometric and if it is, what is the common ratio
You can still ask an expert for help

Expert Community at Your Service

  • Live experts 24/7
  • Questions are typically answered in as fast as 30 minutes
  • Personalized clear answers
Learn more

Solve your problem for the price of one coffee

  • Available 24/7
  • Math expert for every subject
  • Pay only if we can solve it
Ask Question

Answers (1)

Jase Powell
Answered 2022-10-11 Author has 11 answers
Sequence : 5,15,45,135,.......
a 1 = 5 , a 2 = 15 , a 3 = 45 , a 4 = 135 , ... ... .
a 2 a 1 = 15 5 = 3 , a 3 a 2 = 45 15 = 3 , a 4 a 3 = 135 45 = 3 , ... . .
In this sequence the ratio of each term and the previous term is
constant , so it is geometric sequnce and constant is 3.
Common ratio is 3
Did you like this example?
Subscribe for all access

Expert Community at Your Service

  • Live experts 24/7
  • Questions are typically answered in as fast as 30 minutes
  • Personalized clear answers
Learn more