NZ Level 7 (NZC) Level 2 (NCEA)
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Graphs and Tables - GP's

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The $n$nth term of a geometric progression is given by the equation $T_n=2\times3^{n-1}$Tn=2×3n1.

a

Complete the table of values:

$n$n $1$1 $2$2 $3$3 $4$4 $10$10
$T_n$Tn $\editable{}$ $\editable{}$ $\editable{}$ $\editable{}$ $\editable{}$
b

What is the common ratio between consecutive terms?

c

Plot the points in the table that correspond to $n=1$n=1, $n=2$n=2, $n=3$n=3 and $n=4$n=4.

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d

If the plots on the graph were joined they would form:

a straight line

A

a curved line

B

a straight line

A

a curved line

B
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Outcomes

M7-3

Use arithmetic and geometric sequences and series

91258

Apply sequences and series in solving problems

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