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Sequences & Patterns in Math - Chapter Summary
How much do you know about sequences and patterns in math? This chapter can help you find out! Review entertaining lessons to better understand types of sequences and how to work with them. Expert instructors make the process simple by offering clear definitions and examples of these sequences. Once you've reviewed this chapter, you will be ready to:
- Identify the pattern that defines an arithmetic sequence
- Define and identify types of finite sequences
- Write general rules for infinite sequences
- Recognize a geometric sequence, find the common ratio, and expand a sequence
Make sure you have a good grasp of sequences and patterns in math by reviewing the lessons at your leisure. Access them from your computer, smartphone or tablet anywhere you can utilize the Internet. If you hit a snag and need additional details about lesson topics, send your questions to our experts. When ready, test your understanding of the lessons by taking multiple-choice quizzes and a chapter exam.
1. 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.
2. Finite Sequence: Definition & Examples
After completing this lesson, you will be able to identify a finite sequence and different types of finite sequences. You will also be able to distinguish mathematical patterns of finite sequences.
3. Infinite Sequence: Definition & Examples
After completing this lesson, you will be able to identify an infinite sequence and different types of infinite sequences. You will also be able to write additional terms of an infinite sequence and write general rules for infinite 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!
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Other chapters within the Pennsylvania Grades 4-8 - Math Subject Concentration (5158): Practice & Study Guide course
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- Properties of Operations
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- Radical & Exponential Expressions
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- Systems of Equations
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- Function Graphs & Models
- Perimeter, Area & Volume Overview
- Properties of Angles & Lines
- Properties of Shapes Overview
- Geometric Relationships & Transformations
- Systems of Measurement & Conversion
- Geometric Construction
- Data Interpretation in Math
- Dispersion & Probability Models
- Logical Reasoning & Visual Representations of Data
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