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Sequence and Series Practice Test

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By — McGraw-Hill Professional
Updated on Oct 4, 2011

Review the following concepts if needed:

Sequence and Series Practice Test

Practice

  1. What term comes next in the sequence?

    Sequences and Series Chapter 14 Review

  2. What is the fourth term of the sequence whose n th term is a n Sequences and Series Chapter 14 Review

    Sequences and Series Chapter 14 Review

  3. The terms in the sequence 6, 2, −4, −6, −2, 4, ... can be found using which formula?

    (a) a n = a n−2a n −1 , a 1 = 6 and a 2 = 2

    (b) a n = 6 + ( n − 1)4

    (c) a n = a n −1a n −2 , a 1 = 6 and a 2 = 2

    (d) There is no formula that works.

  4. Is the sequence in Problem 3 arithmetic, geometric, or neither?

    (a) Arithmetic

    (b) Geometric

    (c) Neither

    (d) There are not enough terms to tell.

  5. Is the sequence Sequences and Series Chapter 14 Review arithmetic, geometric, or neither?

    (a) Arithmetic

    (b) Geometric

    (c) Neither

    (d) There are not enough terms to tell.

  6. What is the third term of the arithmetic sequence whose 17th terms is 9 and whose 21st term is 12?

    Sequences and Series Chapter 14 Review

  7. What is the eighth term of the geometric sequence whose third term is Sequences and Series Chapter 14 Review and whose sixth term is 10?

    (a) 36

    (b) 40

    (c) 45

    (d) 49

  8. Find the sum.

    Sequences and Series Chapter 14 Review

    Sequences and Series Chapter 14 Review

    (d) Too many terms are missing to find the sum.

  9. Find the sum.

    Sequences and Series Chapter 14 Review

    Sequences and Series Chapter 14 Review

    (d) Too many terms are missing to find the sum.

  10. Find the sum.

    Sequences and Series Chapter 14 Review

    Sequences and Series Chapter 14 Review

    (d) There are too many numbers to add.

Solutions

  1. A
  2. B
  3. C
  4. C
  5. B
  6. A
  7. B
  8. B
  9. C
  10. A
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