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6-112.

For the recursively defined sequence:                      Homework Help ✎
                                                              

  1. List the first five terms of the sequence.

    Start by finding the second term in the sequence. Don't forget that the first term of the sequence is 5!

    a2 = −2 · a2−1
    a2 = −2 · a1
    a2 = −2 · 5
    a2 = −10

    Repeat the above process for the next three terms of the sequence.

  2. Write an explicit equation for the sequence.

    What is the zeroth term?

    What is the multiplier?