Intermediate Algebra for College Students (7th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-13417-894-7
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Chapter 11 - Section 11.3 - Geometric Sequences and Series - Exercise Set: 14

Answer

$a_1=-3 \\a_2=30 \\a_3=-300 \\a_4=3000 \\a_5=-30000$

Work Step by Step

Multiply the common ratio to get the next term to obtain: $a_1=-3 \\a_2=-3(-10) = 30 \\a_3=30(-10)=-300 \\a_4=-300(-10)=3000 \\a_5=3000(-10) = -30000$
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