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Sequences and Series: Homeschool Assignment

Instructor: Sujin Shin
This assignment requires students to find sums and use summation notation with series and sequences.

Instructions: Write out your responses, including all steps and showing your work.

1. What is the sum of the first 15 terms in this series?

5, 6, 13, 17, ...

2. Find the sum of the following arithmetic series:

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3. Larry's lemonade stand earned $62 the first day, $79 the second day, $96 the third day and so on, in an arithmetic sequence. After 30 days, how much had Larry earned?

4. What is the summation notation for the series 8, 24, 72, 216?

5. Find the sum of the following geometric series:

series_q5

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