Basic College Mathematics (9th Edition)

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Appendix: Inductive and Deductive Reasoning - Appendix Exercises: 5

Answer

16

Work Step by Step

We are given the sequence $1, 2, 4, 8...$ Starting at 1, the pattern of this sequence is to multiply each subsequent term by 2. For example, $1\times2=2$ and $2\times2=4$. Therefore, the next number in this sequence is $8\times2=16$.
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