College Algebra (10th Edition)

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Chapter 9 - Section 9.3 - Geometric Sequences; Geometric Series - 9.3 Assess Your Understanding: 8

Answer

True

Work Step by Step

RECALL: $S_n=a_1 \cdot \dfrac{1-r^n}{1-r}$ where $r\ne0, 1$, $a_1$ = the first term $r$ = common ratio Gives the sum of the first $n$ terms of a geometric sequence. Thus, the given statement is true.
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