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TExES Core Subjects 4-8: Sequences & Series Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What is the rule for the nth term of the sequence with a7 = 53 and a13 = 101?

Question 2 2. Which sequence below is a geometric sequence?

Question 3 3. A brick wall contains 52 bricks in its bottom row and 49 bricks in the next row up from the bottom row. Each subsequent row contains 3 fewer bricks than the row immediately below it. If the wall contains 16 rows, how many bricks total make up the wall?

Question 4 4. What is the most specific term that describes the numbers 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, ...?

Question 5 5. Which of the following sequences is NOT a geometric sequence?

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Question 6 6. A brick wall has 60 bricks in the first row, but each row has 3 fewer bricks than the previous one. How many bricks are in the 12th row?

Question 7 7.

Which of the following would be the 14th term of the sequence below?

11, 22, 44, 88, 176, ...

Question 8 8. What is the 83rd term of the sequence 91, 87, 83, 79, ... ( = a1, a2, a3, a4, ...)?

Question 9 9. If a2 = 5 and a8 = 35, what is the value of a30?

Question 10 10. Find the sum of the following geometric series:

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Question 11 11. The formula for a finite geometric series is:

Question 12 12. In the sequence 9, 14, 19, 24, 29,.... Say we're using a to describe the terms. What is the value of the term below?

Question 13 13. If a geometric series begins with the following term, what would the next term be?

Question 14 14. Which group of numbers does not appear to be a sequence with a set pattern?

Question 15 15. In the formula for calculating an arithmetic series, what does the following term represent?

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Question 16 16. If 55 and 89 are two sequential terms of the Fibonacci sequence, what term would come next?

Question 17 17. Which equation below represents a geometric sequence?

Question 18 18. Find the sum of the following geometric series:

Question 19 19. What is the rule for the nth term of the geometric sequence if the third term is 96 and the fifth term is 1,536?

Question 20 20. Choose the equation below that represents the rule for the nth term of the following geometric sequence: 128, 64, 32, 16, 8, ...

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Question 21 21. Find the sum 1 + 8 + 15 + 22 + 29 using the formula for an arithmetic series. What number should you use to replace the variable n in the formula (n/2)(a1 +an)?

Question 22 22. Which choice below represents an arithmetic series?

Question 23 23. Find the sum of the arithmetic series 106 +100 + 94 + ... + 28 + 22.

Question 24 24. A ball is dropped and begins bouncing. On the first bounce, the ball travels 3 feet. Each consecutive bounce is 1/8 the distance of the previous bounce. What is the total distance that the ball travels after it first hits the ground? Round to the nearest hundredth.

Question 25 25. Which rule represents the nth term in the sequence 9, 16, 23, 30...?

TExES Core Subjects 4-8: Sequences & Series Chapter Exam Instructions

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