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5-86.

Identify the following sequences as arithmetic, geometric, or neither. For the arithmetic and geometric sequences, identify the growth pattern. Homework Help ✎

  1. 12, 144, 1728, …

  2. 0, 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, …

  3. 0, 4, 16, 36, 64, …

  4. 1.5, 2.25, 3.375, 5.0625, …

Linear sequences progress by repeated addition/subtraction. Exponential sequences progress by repeated multiplication/division.

(b): linear (adds 5)
(c): other