Algebra 2 (1st Edition)

Published by McDougal Littell
ISBN 10: 0618595414
ISBN 13: 978-0-61859-541-9

Chapter 12 Sequences and Series - 12.5 Use Recursive Rules with Sequences and Functions - 12.5 Exercises - Problem Solving - Page 832: 44


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According to the exercise: $a_1=34,a_n=0.6a_{n-1}+16$. In the long term, it will tend to a point where the amount is the same each week. Then: $a_n=0.6a_n+16\\0.4a_n=16\\a_n=40$ This amount is $40$ ounces.
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