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: 9

Answer

$a_1=2 \\a_2=6 \\a_3=18 \\a_4=54 \\a_5=162$

Work Step by Step

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