## Intermediate Algebra for College Students (7th Edition)

$a_1=2 \\a_2=6 \\a_3=18 \\a_4=54 \\a_5=162$
Multiply the common ratio to get the next term to obtain: $a_1=2 \\a_2=2(3) = 6 \\a_3=6(3)=18 \\a_4=18(3)=54 \\a_5=54(3) = 162$