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MA1310: Module 1 Sequences Exercise 1.1 Sequences and Notations 1 Answer the following questions to complete this exercise: 1. Describe an arithmetic sequence in two sentences. 2. Describe a geometric sequence in two sentences. 3. The sequence shown below is defined using a recursion formula. Write the first four terms of the sequence. a 1 = 13 and a n = a n -1 + 8 for n 2 4. Evaluate the factorial expression ! 14 ! 2 ! 16 . 5. Find the indicated sum 5 2 1 i i . 6. A company offers a starting yearly salary of $33,000 with a raise of $2,500 per year. Find the total salary over a 10-year period. 7. Suppose you save $1 the first day of a month, $5 the second day, $25 the third day, and so on. That
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Unformatted text preview: is, each day you save five times as much as you did the day before. What will you put aside for savings on the eighth day of the month? 8. Find the sum of the first 12 terms of the geometric sequence: 2, 6, 18, 54,…. Submission Requirements: Submit your response in a Microsoft Word document of the following specifications: Font: Arial; Point 12 Spacing: Double Evaluation Criteria: Did you include appropriate steps to determine the answers to questions wherever required? Did you submit your answers in an organized fashion that was legible and easy to follow? Did you correctly answer each question?...
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  • Fall '14
  • Math, Arithmetic progression, Geometric progression

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