### Home > CALC > Chapter 5 > Lesson 5.3.1 > Problem 5-113

5-113.

Is it linear? Quadratic? Cubic? Exponential? Something else?

Δ*y*

2 − 1 = 1

4 − 2 = 2

8 − 4 = 4

16 − 8 = 8

What pattern do you see among the finite differences (Δ*y*) pattern?

Also determine the next finite difference term.