Precalculus (6th Edition)

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Chapter 11 - Further Topics in Algebra - 11.3 Geometric Sequences and Series - 11.3 Exercises: 47

Answer

$r=2$ Sum diverges

Work Step by Step

$r=\dfrac {a_{n+1}}{a_{n}}=\dfrac {96}{48}=\dfrac {48}{24}=\dfrac {24}{12}=2\Rightarrow r > 1$ So the sum diverges
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