Common Ratio: Definition & Concept

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question 1 of 3

What is the common ratio in the following sequence?

{1, 5, 25, 125}

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1.

What is the common ratio in the following sequence?

{12, 6, 3, 1.5)

2.

What is the common ratio in the following sequence?

{6, -24, 96, -384}

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Finding the common ratio in a sequence of numbers is easy after you have reviewed this quiz and accompanying worksheet. The practice questions let you calculate the common ratio in various geometric sequences.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Through this assessment, you will practice:

  • Calculating the common ratio
  • Determining if there is a common ratio
  • Defining a geometric sequence

Skills Practiced

This assessment lets you practice the following skills:

  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of a geometric sequence
  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve common ratio practice problems
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about sequences in general

Additional Learning

Practice your common ratio calculating skills by reviewing the lesson called Common Ratio: Definition & Concept. This lesson will cover:

  • Understanding sequences
  • Defining geometric sequences
  • Exploring the concept of the common ratio
  • Identifying the common ratio's formula
  • Determining the common ratio
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