Precalculus: Concepts Through Functions, A Unit Circle Approach to Trigonometry (3rd Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-32193-104-1
ISBN 13: 978-0-32193-104-7

Chapter 11 - Sequences; Induction; the Binomial Theorem - Section 11.3 Geometric Sequences; Geometric Series - 11.3 Assess Your Understanding - Page 844: 8



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The sum of the first $n$ terms of a Geometric Sequence is given by: $S_{n}=a_{1} (\dfrac{1-r^{n}}{1-r}) ; \ r\neq 0,1$ where $r$=common ratio and $a_1$= the first term. Thus, the statement is $\bf{True}$.
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