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Ch 10: TExES Math 4-8: Sequences & Series

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Use our video lessons and quizzes as tools to help you refresh the crucial skills that are evaluated on the TExES certification exam for Math levels 4-8. Let these lessons expand your knowledge of mathematic sequences and series.

TExES Math 4-8: Sequences & Series - Chapter Summary

Learn more about sequences and series before taking the TExES Math 4-8 exam by reviewing this chapter at your convenience. This chapter explores mathematical sequences, how to classify an arithmetic sequence and much more. The videos and text transcripts of this chapter can assist you in completing these goals:

  • Share what a mathematical sequence is
  • Find and classify arithmetic and geometric sequences
  • Discuss summation notation and mathematical series
  • Calculate an arithmetic and geometric series

Let our highly qualified instructors act as guides to help you prepare for the test. You can jump to specific video sections to review the concepts you need to study the most. Answering the questions on the lesson quizzes and chapter test helps you identify areas that need more work before exam day.

6 Lessons in Chapter 10: TExES Math 4-8: Sequences & Series
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What is a Mathematical Sequence?

1. What is a Mathematical Sequence?

Math is often the most fun when it acts like a puzzle to be solved. The branch of math where this is the most true involves sequences. Get an introduction to the basics and important vocabulary, as well as learn where sequences appear in nature!

How to Find and Classify an Arithmetic Sequence

2. How to Find and Classify an Arithmetic Sequence

Arithmetic sequences are everywhere, and with a few tricks you learn here, you could end up looking like a psychic the next time you go to a movie or a football game!

Finding and Classifying Geometric Sequences

3. Finding and Classifying Geometric Sequences

Want your YouTube video to get a lot of hits? Besides including a cute baby or an adorable cat, getting your video to have a big common ratio is the key. Learn what I'm talking about here!

Summation Notation and Mathematical Series

4. Summation Notation and Mathematical Series

The capital Greek letter sigma might be most recognizable as a common symbol in a fraternity or sorority, but it's used for some pretty cool math tricks too. In this lesson, learn how to use sigma for things like determining how many seats are in Michigan Stadium.

How to Calculate an Arithmetic Series

5. How to Calculate an Arithmetic Series

In this lesson, you'll learn how to sum up any arithmetic sequence without having to add up each and every term. You'll never guess the circumstances that led to the discovery of this marvelous formula.

How to Calculate a Geometric Series

6. How to Calculate a Geometric Series

If you're not satisfied with knowing how many views your YouTube video will get any one day and need to know how many total views you're getting, geometric series are for you! Learn more in this lesson.

Chapter Practice Exam
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