Ch 11: MTLE Mathematics: Sequences & Series

About This Chapter

This chapter on sequences and series is designed to assist in your preparation for the related parts of the MTLE Mathematics exam. With fun-to-watch video lessons conducted by professional instructors, you won't find a better way to review.

MTLE Mathematics: Sequences and Series - Chapter Summary

This chapter goes into the various applications of sequences and series in mathematics, setting forth all the subject-relevant information that it will be helpful to know entering the exam. Lesson topics include:

  • Finite and infinite sequences
  • Arithmetic sequences and series
  • Geometric sequences
  • Understanding the formula for infinite geometric series
  • Using recursive rules for sequences

Navigating through the material is easy using the timeline feature, which allows you to skip around to various key points of the video lessons. If you prefer to learn through reading, each lesson also comes with a transcript of the content filled with important terms marked in bold.

6 Lessons in Chapter 11: MTLE Mathematics: Sequences & Series
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Introduction to Sequences: Finite and Infinite

1. Introduction to Sequences: Finite and Infinite

In this video lesson, we will learn about the many patterns that are possible in sequences. See how some sequences stop after a while and how some sequences never stop.

Arithmetic Sequences: Definition & Finding the Common Difference

2. Arithmetic Sequences: Definition & Finding the Common Difference

Watch this video lesson to learn the pattern that defines an arithmetic sequence. Learn how to identify arithmetic sequences as well as find the pattern easily. You will also learn the formula you can use to write any number in your sequence.

Understanding Arithmetic Series in Algebra

3. Understanding Arithmetic Series in Algebra

In this video lesson, we will learn about arithmetic series and how they work. Learn also how to find the pattern of an arithmetic sequence along with finding the sum.

Working with Geometric Sequences

4. Working with Geometric Sequences

In this video lesson, we'll learn how to recognize when a sequence of numbers is a geometric sequence, how to find the common ratio and how to expand a sequence to as many numbers as we want!

Understand the Formula for Infinite Geometric Series

5. Understand the Formula for Infinite Geometric Series

Watch this video lesson to learn how to calculate the sum of an infinite geometric series. Learn about the interesting thing that happens when your common ratio is less than one.

Using Recursive Rules for Arithmetic, Algebraic & Geometric Sequences

6. Using Recursive Rules for Arithmetic, Algebraic & Geometric Sequences

When dealing with sequences in math, both algebraic and geometric, we come across recursive rules. Watch this video lesson to learn how recursion works and how you can use a recursive rule to get to your next number using a previous number.

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