# Arithmetic and Geometric Sequences

Instructions:

1. The sequence below is either an arithmetic sequence or a geometric sequence. Click on the correct button.

2. Type in the requested information. If the number is a fraction, enter the number as fractions such as -3/4.

3. If you need assistance, click on the "Help" button.

After you have investigated how to find the general term of arithmetic and geometric sequences, please answer the following exercises in a few complete sentences. Please illustrate your answers with relevant examples.

Written Exercises

1. How do you tell the difference between an arithmetic and a geometric sequence?

2. Write down the steps to find the formula for the general term of an arithmetic sequence.

3. Write down the steps to find the formula for the general term of a geometric sequence.

Information about arithmetic sequences (Intermediate Algebra)

Information about geometric sequences (Intermediate Algebra)

Information about arithmetic sequences (College Algebra)

Information about geometric sequences (College Algebra)

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