Geometric Series: Formula& Example


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Which of the following is not a geometric series?

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1. Which of the following is a 5-term geometric series starting with the number 4 and having a common ratio of 1/2?


Is the following series geometric?

2, 3, 6, 9, 13.5

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz will be a series of math questions. The questions will present you with a few different sets of numbers. You will then need to answer questions about them, such as whether or not they are geometric series.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The practice questions require understanding of the following concepts:

  • Geometric series
  • Common ratio
  • Characteristics of geometric series

Skills Practiced

Complete the quiz and practice these skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related geometric series lesson
  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of geometric series to identify if a series is geometric or not
  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve geometric series practice problems that ask you to find the common ratio

Additional Learning

When you finish the quiz, read over the lesson called Geometric Series: Formula & Example which covers the following:

  • Defining geometric series
  • Understanding the constant ratio
  • Determining the common ratio of a series
  • Explaining how to find the common ratio through examples