geometric sequence


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geometric sequence

[‚jē·ə‚me·trik ′sē·kwəns]
(mathematics)
A sequence in which the ratio of a term to its predecessor is the same for one term as for any other.
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2008), the study presented here involved geometric sequences (that is, successive numbers linked by a common ratio).
Finally, we showed that the Perron and Lyapunov exponents may be approximated by subsequences in certain sense similar to geometric sequences (Theorem 9).
They start with real numbers and their basic properties, then turn to equations and inequalities, graphing and solving systems of equations and inequalities, polynomials, factoring polynomials, proportions and rational expressions, writing equations of lines along with functions and variations, radicals and rational exponents, quadratic functions, inequalities, algebra of functions, exponential and logarithmic functions, conic sections and a set of miscellaneous topics such as geometric sequences.