New Zealand
Level 7 - NCEA Level 2

# Infinite sum for GP's

## Interactive practice questions

What condition must be satisfied by an infinite geometric series in order for its sum to exist?

the absolute value of the common ratio must be less than $1$1

A

the common ratio must be negative

B

the common ratio must be less than $1$1

C

the common ratio must be greater than $1$1

D

the absolute value of the common ratio must be greater than $1$1

E

the absolute value of the common ratio must be less than $1$1

A

the common ratio must be negative

B

the common ratio must be less than $1$1

C

the common ratio must be greater than $1$1

D

the absolute value of the common ratio must be greater than $1$1

E
Easy
Less than a minute

Consider the infinite geometric sequence $11$11, $22$22, $44$44, $88$88, $\text{. . .}$. . .

Consider the infinite geometric sequence $3$3, $-12$12, $48$48, $-192$192, $\text{. . .}$. . .

Consider the infinite geometric sequence $-40$40, $-20$20, $-10$10, $-5$5, $\text{. . .}$. . .

### Outcomes

#### M7-3

Use arithmetic and geometric sequences and series

#### 91258

Apply sequences and series in solving problems