College Algebra (10th Edition)

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Chapter 9 - Section 9.1 - Sequences - 9.1 Assess Your Understanding: 27

Answer

$a_n=\dfrac{n}{n+1}$

Work Step by Step

Note that: (1) The first term's numerator is equal to $n$, the term number; and (2) The first term's denominator is equal to the term number plus 1, or $n+1$. Thus, the $n^{th}$ term of the sequence is: $a_n=\dfrac{n}{n+1}$
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