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5-113.

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

Δy

2 − 1 = 1
4 − 2 = 2
8 − 4 = 4
16 − 8 = 8

What pattern do you see among the finite differences (Δy) pattern?

Also determine the next finite difference term.