Thinking Mathematically (6th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321867327
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Chapter 5 - Number Theory and the Real Number System - 5.7 Arithmetic and Geometric Sequences - Exercise Set 5.7: 16

Answer

$\dfrac{3}{2}, \dfrac{5}{4}, 1, \dfrac{3}{4}, \dfrac{1}{2}, \dfrac{1}{4}$

Work Step by Step

The arithmetic sequence has: A first term of 3/2 A common difference of -1/4 List the first 6 terms by adding $-\frac{1}{4}$ to get the next term: $\dfrac{3}{2}, \dfrac{5}{4}, \dfrac{4}{4}=1, \dfrac{3}{4}, \dfrac{2}{4}= \dfrac{1}{2}, \dfrac{1}{4}$
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