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# What is the recursive geometric formula?

Recursive formula for a geometric sequence is an=an−1×r , where r is the common ratio.

Just so, what is the recursive formula?

A recursive formula is a formula that defines each term of a sequence using preceding term(s). Recursive formulas must always state the initial term, or terms, of the sequence.

Also, what is the recursive formula for finding the nth term in a geometric sequence? Summary. The general formula for the nth term of a geometric sequence is: an=a1⋅rn−1 where a1=first term and r=common ratio.

Hereof, what are the formula of geometric sequence?

The formula for the general term for each geometric sequence is Let's examine sequence A so that we can find a formula to express its nth term. The fixed number, called the common ratio (r), is 2; so, the formula will be an = a12n - 1 or an = (1)2n - 1 or So, a11 = 2048, or the 11th term is 2048.

What is recursive formula used for?

A recursive formula for a sequence allows you to find the value of the nth term in the sequence if you know the value of the (n-1)th term in the sequence. A sequence is an ordered list of objects.

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